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Scott firefighters investigating suspicious fire at vacant home

Posted: 7:39 PM, Sep 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-03 20:39:15-04

Fire Officials in Scott say they are investigating a suspicious fire at a vacant home on Albarado Road.

Scott Fire Cheif Chad Sonnier says the fire occurred Monday afternoon at around 4:21 p.m. in the 100 block of Albarado Road.

Albarado Road fire in Scott
Scott Fire Department says a fire on Albarado Road is suspicious in nature. / Courtesy Scott Fire Dept.

Upon arrival, firefighters say they observed heavy fire coming from the home, but were able to quickly bring the fire under control.

An investigation of the incident revealed that the home had been vacant for several months and the fire appeared to be suspicious in nature. 

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Lafayette Fire Department’s Arson Division at 337-291-8716.