BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Firefighters with St. George Fire were called to Jefferson Lakes Apartments Sunday (August 14) evening.

The apartment complex, which is situated along Jefferson Highway, between Pecue Lane and Airline Highway, was the scene of a blaze that remains under investigation, officials say.

One of the apartments caught fire around 4:30 p.m. and St. George was able to extinguish the flames.

As of 6:15 p.m., investigators remain on the scene, working to determine the fire’s root cause.

BRProud will provide readers with related updates as officials continue to relay information.