Baton Rouge house fire ravages carport, attic; causes over $200,000 in damage

Baton Rouge house fire ravages carport, attic; causes over $200,000 in damage
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POSTED: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:54am

A Baton Rouge home caught for unknown reasons this morning.

Firefighters received a called in reference to a house fire at a home in the 1000 block of Briarhurst around 6:13 a.m.

When they arrived, the fire had traveled from the carport to the attic. It burned through roughly a third of the home’s roof.

Investigators know that the fire began under the carport, but they do not know exactly what caused the blaze.

No one was injured in the blaze, but the home received damages upwards of $200,000.

A neighboring home’s vehicle suffered heat damage in the blaze as well.
  

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