Fire destroys home on Buttonwood Drive

Fire destroys home on Buttonwood Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Crews were called out to a fire that destroyed a home early Tuesday morning.

It happened on Buttonwood Drive near Glen Oaks Drive in Baton Rouge just before 4 a.m.

District Six Fire Department in East Baton Rouge Parish reported flames were shooting from the roof and about half of the house was on fire when firefighters made it to the scene.

Officials said it took about a half-hour to get the flames under control. They added no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

Authorities stated the home is considered a total loss and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

The Central Fire Department, Baton Rouge Fire Department and East Side Fire Department responded to the scene to assist District Six.

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