BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Fire Department was called to a reported fire around 4:30 a.m. on Friday, August 12.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found that 60% of the home was on fire.

BRFD says, “They made entry and were able to contain the fire to the duplex before it could spread to neighboring homes.”

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Members of the Baton Rouge Fire Department were able to extinguish the blaze at the vacant duplex located in the 1000 block of N. 32nd St.

There were no reported injuries related to this fire.

The structure sustained $140,000 in damages and is considered a total loss.

Fire investigators are working to determine what caused the early morning blaze.

EMS, BRPD and Entergy assisted the Baton Rouge Fire Department at the scene.