BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Firefighters battled a large vacant house fire on Sycamore Street Wednesday night.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) said crews arrived shortly after 7 p.m. and were able to place the fire under control within 20 minutes. Neighboring homes were unaffected by the flames.
A fire investigator called to the scene determined the cause of the fire as arson, according to BRFD.
Anyone with information regarding this arson is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or fire investigators at 225-389-2050.