Morning house fire declared total loss, Red Cross called to assist


The Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) is investigating the cause of a morning house fire at 6235 Blackberry St. in Baton Rouge.

Firefighters arrived on the scene at 6 a.m., and found fire coming from the roof of the house. BRFD worked to bring the fire under control, and prevent it from spreading to nearby structures. The fire was under control by 6:30 a.m.

The house has been declared a total loss. The Red Cross was called to the scene to assist. EMS and Entergy were also on the scene.

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