Fiery Sunday in Baton Rouge after two houses fires, one being investigated as arson

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It was a fiery Sunday in Baton Rouge, as firefighters investigate two blazes that broke out in the capital city. 

The first one happened just before 10:00 A.M. in the 3200 block of Chippewa Street.According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a faulty heater is to blame. The house is a total loss. 

The second fire happened at a vacant home on the 5500 block of Byron Street, also around 10:00 A.M. Firefighters arrived to smoke coming from the house. This is being investigated as an arson. 

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 (STOP). 


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