Setting Fires for Clicks? Baton Rouge (LA) Investigates Facebook Livestreaming of Fire

(Baton Rouge Fire Department)

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is looking for a man who set fire to an apartment and streamed the crime live on Facebook.

Firefighters were called to the Melrose Apartments on Cezanne Avenue around 4 p.m. Thursday, WBRZ reports, to extinguish a fire in a closet of one of the apartments.

The person responsible was seen on video lighting a fire inside a closet. No one was injured in the fire and damage was contained to some clothes.

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