Red Cross assisting family after accidental fire destroys home

Video: Fire destroys home on Ford St. in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Firefighters were called to a house in the 5000 block of Ford Street at 7:49 a.m. When they arrived, they found fire coming from the back of the house.

Officials say the fire was under control by 8:20 a.m.

Firefighters say the house is considered a total loss.

Red Cross was called to help the family. There were six people in the home at the time of the fire.

To donate to the Baton Rouge Red Cross, call (225) 291-4533.

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