Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators have determined an arsonist set fire to a home at 2149 Davenport Ave.
Firefighters were called to the single-family home at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday to find the rear of the home engulfed in flames, the department said in a news release.
The fire was contained to the rear of the home and portions of the attic. The rest of the home sustained heavy smoke damage. Damage to the structure and contents is estimated at $35,000.
Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators at (225) 354-1419