BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- One individual was present at a home when it caught fire on August 16.
The cause of the house fire was found to be an electrical issue.
The St. George Fire Protection responded to a house on 1786 Fountain Ave. at 5:24 p.m.
15 firefighters, three chiefs and three engines were needed to help contain the fire.
EMS, Red Cross and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office were also at the scene.
The house sustained $40,000 in damages.