Neighbor extinguishes fire, determined to be arson - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Neighbor extinguishes fire, determined to be arson

(Source: WAFB) (Source: WAFB)

Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a reported townhouse fire at 7288 Townsouth Ave. in Baton Rouge only to find the fire extinguished upon arrival.

BRFD report that a neighbor had extinguished the flames.

Investigators say this fire was determined to be arson, finding an accelerant around the door of the vacant unit.

No one was injured.

The investigation is still on-going. Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at (225) 354-1419. Also, if you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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