Overnight fire that destroyed home on Tennessee St. ruled arson

Overnight fire that destroyed home on Tennessee St. ruled arson

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge firefighters said they responded to a fire overnight that has been ruled arson.

Curt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said crews arrived at the scene in the 2200 block of Tennessee Street just after 2:30 a.m. to find the home engulfed in flames.

Authorities said the house was vacant and is considered a total loss.

They added the investigation is ongoing.

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