Fire investigators report arson to blame for Laurel St. house fire

Fire investigators report arson to blame for Laurel St. house fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Fire investigators are collecting evidence in the third arson in Baton Rouge in two days.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a vacant house on Laurel Street was set on fire around 3 a.m.

Mark Miles with BRFD said by the time firefighters were contacted and made it to the scene, about half of the house had burned. He added firemen were able to quickly put out the fire and no one was hurt.

Anyone with information about this arson is asked to call fire investigators at 354-1419.

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