BRFD investigates arson on Convention Street

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Baton Rouge Fire Department

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Firefighters with the Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) responded to a house fire on Convention Street on Wednesday afternoon.

BRFD investigators believe this house fire was arson, according to a spokesperson.

There were no injuries reported by BRFD officials. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the area of the house where it was started. While that one area had fire damage, the rest of the home sustained smoke damage, according to a report from BRFD.

BRFD urges anyone with information about this arson to contact Crime Stoppers or the BRFD Fire Investigations Unit at 225-354-1419.

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