Fire that started in shed spreads to home; 6 escape unharmed - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Fire that started in shed spreads to home; 6 escape unharmed

BRFD firetruck (Source: WAFB) BRFD firetruck (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A home was badly damaged when a fire started in an outside shed and spread to the house early Monday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened on Wells Street just around 2 a.m.

Curt Monte with BRFD said a mother and her five children escaped unharmed.

He added the home had significant fire, heat, and smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Red Cross was contacted to help the family.

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