BRFD investigating arson on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive

Arson fire in vacant duplex on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating arson at a vacant duplex located in the 600 block of Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.

Officials stated the fire happened around 3:40 a.m. on Monday, May 3. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the vacant duplex fully engulfed in flames and the vacant home next door starting to burn.

Firefighters were able to put out the fire at the duplex and keep the flames from causing further damage to the other home. They were also able to save two kittens that were in the vacant home and were given to a neighbor.

A vehicle was also damaged by the fire. Anyone with information about this fire is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or Baton Rouge Fire Investigators at 225-354-1419.

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