- Associated Press - Thursday, December 29, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say an early-morning fire in Baton Rouge has claimed the life of one person and injured two others.

Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Mark Miles said the blaze began around 1 a.m. Thursday at the rear of a home on East Washington Street.

The Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/2iIuo3F ) that two of the three people living in the home escaped with second-degree burns and were taken to a hospital.

Miles said the third person was found dead in the home.

Names of the victims weren’t immediately released.


Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com

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