BRFD responds to double vacant house fires overnight

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BATON ROUGE, La ( BRPROUD)- The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to two separate vacant house fires overnight.

Firefighters arrived to the scene at 1:49a.m. to a house fully engulfed in flames in the 2000 block of Virginia Street.

Courtesy of Baton Rouge Fire Department

At 1:48 a.m., the Baton Rouge Fire Department arrived to the 5800 block of Stearns Street to another house fully engulfed in flames. According to officials, this is the second time this house was set on fire.

Firefighters was able to keep both fires under control and prevent spreading.

The cause of the fire was rules as arson for both house fires.

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