Home destroyed by early morning blaze that started in attic

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 4:00pm

A Baton Rouge home was destroyed by fire early this morning. Fortunately there were no injuries.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reports that the blaze broke out shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. We’re told 70 percent of the home on Jefferson Avenue was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

Investigators believe the fire began in the attic near a fan. However, they are still working to isolate the exact cause.

There was an estimated $110,000 of damage.

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