BRFD Baton Rouge fire department

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire in Baton Rouge early Thursday. Arson is suspected.

A duplex was also damaged by the fire and seven people were displaced.

According to BRFD, crews arrived to a house in the 2300 block of Convention around 2:50 a.m. to find the house completely engulfed in flames.

The house was completely boarded up and was deemed a total loss.