BRFD responds to home twice in one day, arson deemed cause of second fire

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a home on Onterio St. for the second time in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 21.

“Firefighters arrived on scene to find fire visible in the rear of the house,” according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

Firefighters went to work putting the fire out around 2 a.m. with the help of seven total units, four pumpers and one ladder.

It took firefighters around ten minutes to extinguish the fire and the home sustained $10,000 in damages.

Fire investigators determined that arson was the cause of this early morning house fire.

BRPD and EMS assisted the Baton Rouge Fire Department at the scene of the fire.

If you know anything about this fire, please contact Baton Rouge Fire Department Investigators at 225-354-1419.

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