BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a house fire on Staring Lane Sunday afternoon.
The fire started just before 5 p.m. in the 7600 block of Staring Ln. next door to Burger King near Essen Lane.
When firefighters arrived, they discovered a vacant home engulfed in flames.
The heat from the fire caused some damage to the eave of the restaurant's roof but firefighters managed to prevent further damage.
The home is considered a total loss.
Investigators believe the cause of the fire is arson.
If anyone has any information about the fire, they are asked to call the Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at 225-354-1419.