Man charged with Aggravated Arson in connection with house fire in Zachary

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Zachary Fire Department was called to a house fire on Thursday night.

The fire took place at 3954 Florida St. and a request was put in to have BR fire investigators look into the cause.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, “After gathering evidence at the scene, they were able to determine that a vehicle was set on fire and that fire spread to the home.”

The investigation led to the arrest of 36-year-old DeAndre Duncan.

Duncan is currently in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison facing one count of Aggravated Arson.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office assisted the Zachary Fire Department on this case.

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