Apartment fire ruled arson
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 5:11 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 24, 2023 at 6:02 AM CDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The cause of an apartment fire has been ruled as arson, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.
It happened in the 3100 block of Pampas Street near Plank Road Thursday, March 23 around 8:15 p.m.
BRFD reported firefighters arrived on the scene and found light smoke coming from the apartment.
Once inside, they discovered a small fire on the back bedroom wall.
Crews were able to get it under control before it could cause significant damage, officials added.
A fire investigator was called to the scene and determined the fire was intentionally set.
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