BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Wells Street home is a total loss after an overnight electrical fire in the attic.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department said two of the home’s residents called 911 around 2 a.m. Thursday after noticing smoke in the living room while cooking. The fire was discovered by firefighters on the roof.
Flames were extinguished quickly but the home was deemed a total loss, according to BRFD.
The fire department said the Red Cross was called to help the two residents.