Arson suspected as cause of early morning fire
POSTED: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 3:04pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating a suspected case of arson.
We’re told the incident happened at around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1. Investigators say they arrived to the vacant home on Packard Street to find it completely engulfed in flames.
The fire is believed to have started inside of the home.
The building has been declared a complete loss and an arsonist is suspected. However, no details were given as to why they suspect as much.