Arson investigation underway after crews extinguish shed fire

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Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 5:15 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 26, 2023 at 9:54 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A small shed fire had firefighters fighting flames in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

It happened on Monroe Avenue before 7:30 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department determined the cause of the fire to be arson.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a small storage shed on fire next to a vacant warehouse. They were able to get it under control before it could spread to the warehouse.

If you know anything that can help, contact Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

BRPD and EMS responded to the scene.

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

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