WATCH: Arson investigation underway after vacant house fire on Sycamore Street

It happened in the 5100 block of Sycamore Street, near N. Foster Drive, on Wednesday, Nov. 23 just after 7 p.m.
Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 6:02 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2022 at 7:30 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that happened the day before Thanksgiving.

According to a spokesman with BRFD, investigators ruled the fire as arson after determining it was intentionally set.

It happened in the 5100 block of Sycamore Street, near N. Foster Drive, on Wednesday, Nov. 23 just after 7 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that happened the day...
The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that happened the day before Thanksgiving.(Baton Rouge Fire Department)
The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that happened the day...
The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that happened the day before Thanksgiving.(Baton Rouge Fire Department)

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find the home fully engulfed in flames.

Crews began protecting the neighboring home while other firefighters started attacking the fire.

They were able to keep it from spreading to the house nearby.

If anyone has any information, please contact Crime Stoppers or fire investigators at (225) 389-2050.

It happened in the 5100 block of Sycamore Street, near N. Foster Drive, on Wednesday, Nov. 23 just after 7 p.m.

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