BRFD: Arson causes damage to vacant Baton Rouge home - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

BRFD: Arson causes damage to vacant Baton Rouge home

Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators determined arson to be the cause of a house fire on Thursday.

First responders got to the scene in the 4000 block of Clayton Street just after noon, and had the fire under control within 15 minutes.

The BRFD says that the fire was contained to the bedroom where it started. The house received heavy smoke damage. Officials put the damages at about $25,000.

Anyone with more information in regards to this house fire or the arsonist are urged to call the Baton Rouge Fire Department at 225-354-1419.

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