The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a vacant house that caught fire Sunday afternoon. The house was located near the Burger King in the 7600 block of Staring Ln. Arson is expected, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, which is investigating the incident. The damage caused to the home is considered a total loss. The Burger King next door evacuated its employees and experienced minor damage from the heat. Flames were, “pouring out of the home” according to WAFB news anchor Elizabeth Vowell. WAFB featured a video during their 10 o’clock airing, which can be viewed here.


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