BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge fire investigators are asking the public for tips after a reported arson at an apartment near Plank Road after 8 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters found light smoke coming from the apartment in the 3100 block of Pampas Street, according to the fire department. Officials said a small fire was found on a rear bedroom wall.
A fire investigator ruled that the fire was set on purpose.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers or fire investigators at 225-389-2050.