Woman allegedly sets fire in Baton Rouge General entrance, injures herself


Baton Rouge General Medical Center

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A 57-year-old woman injured herself after allegedly trying to set the entrance of Baton Rouge General Mid City on fire Monday morning.

Upon her release from a hospital, suspect Joyce Moses will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of aggravated arson.

Firefighters arrived to BRG around 5 a.m. and discovered that Moses allegedly poured gasoline in the entrance and started a fire. Firefighters were able to contain the fire before it caused major damage, according to Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesperson Justin Hill.


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