Baton Rouge Fire Department responds to house fire, possibly caused by space heater


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 5500 block of Melrose Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 27.

The alarm one fire caused the roof of the house to collapse. The home is at a total loss.

According to BRFD, the homeowner assumes the fire was caused by a heater in the bathroom. The incident is still under investigation.

No injuries were reported.

EMS, BRPD, Entergy and Red Cross were also at the scene.


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