Sunday morning fire on River Rd being investigated as arson

Sunday morning fire on River Rd being investigated as arson

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Officials with the St. George Fire Department is investigating a Sunday morning fire on River Road as arson.

The fire happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday in the 10400 block of River Road.

According to firefighters, about 50 percent of the home was damaged in the fire.

The the owners of the home were not home at the time of the fire because the home was awaiting renovations.

After an investigation into the cause of the fire, investigators determined that the cause was suspicious in nature and may be the result of arson.

The fire remains under investigation.

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