Duplex fire on Fairfields Avenue caused by space heater too close to bed

House fire reported on Fairfields Avenue (Source: Google Maps)
House fire reported on Fairfields Avenue (Source: Google Maps)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Firefighters responded to a house fire on Fairfields Avenue Tuesday night.

The call went out around 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2 for a duplex in the 2700 block of Fairfields Avenue near N 26th Street.

Firefighters arrived to find a rear room in the duplex on fire, but were able to quickly extinguish it. Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say the fire was caused by a space heater placed too close to a bed.

No injuries were reported.

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