Baton Rouge Apartment Building Torched

July 29, 2021

An arsonist set fire to an apartment building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, leaving 10 people temporarily without their home, fire officials said.

The fire at night on July 27 caused thousands of dollars in damage, WBRZ-TV reported.

Firefighters found the apartment engulfed in flames when they arrived, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. All of the residents made it safely outside.

Officials say those who were displaced by the blaze — six adults and four children — were assisted by the Red Cross.

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