BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a possible case of arson.
The call came in around 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9 to a fire at a home on Lobelia Ave. We’re told the fire is believed to have begun in the front of the structure consuming the front half. The rear half of the home sustained heavy smoke and heat damage.
Investigators say the home is a complete loss and have determined the cause to be arson, but did not release information regarding why they believe that assumption.
If you have any information related to this investigation, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867) or the Baton Rouge Fire Investigation division at (225) 354-1419.