Location: 855 North Carrollton
A body was found in an apartment after an early morning fire on Wednesday, according to a Baton Rouge Fire Department report.
Around 1 a.m. the BRFD responded to an apartment complex fire at 855 North Carrollton. Once the fire was extinguished firefighters found a body, believed to be a woman, the report says.
The Baton Rouge Homicide Division was notified and responded to the scene to investigate further.
Location: 8210 Skysail Ave
A family of 11, including three small children, was displaced by a fire Tuesday night, according to a press release from the St. George Fire Department.
St. George firefighters were dispatched around 9:30 p.m. to 8210 Skysail Ave.
Family members told firefighters that the fire started in a clothes drier and that smoke detectors in the apartment worked, and the alarms sounded.
No injuries were reported.
The Red Cross came out to assist the family of four generations with emergency housing assistance and helped in replacing some medicatiions and medical equipment lost in the fire, the report says.