Grease left on a hot stove caused a kitchen fire that spread into the attic at 10410 Firelight Ave. on Sunday evening, the Baton Rouge Fire Department announced.
Firefighters arrived at 5:15 p.m. and had the blaze under control by 5:27 p.m., according to a press release.
The home suffered moderate fire damage and heavy smoke damage, department spokesman Mark Miles said.
Damage is estimated at $40,000 to the $250,000 home, plus another $10,000 to contents.
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