LSU has issued the following information pertaining to a fire inside Gate 3 of Tiger Stadium on Sunday evening. At approximately 6:25 p.m. on August 20, LSU Police Headquarters received an alarm at Tigers Concessions inside Gate 3 at Tiger Stadium.

Upon arrival LSU Police Department officers discovered a fire inside the Tigers Concession Office and summoned Baton Rouge Fire Department. BRFD arrived on the scene at 6:30 p.m.

Due to the unknown nature of the fire, LSUPD Investigators worked with BRFD Arson Investigators and Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) to determine the cause of the fire.

Investigators from LSU Police, BRFD, and ATF conducted a follow up investigation regarding the fire. As a result of information provided by a witness minutes after the fire and the assistance of BRPD, investigators located several juveniles who were allegedly inside Tiger Stadium when the fire occurred.

Interviews with the Juveniles and their parents resulted in the arrest of three Juveniles for Trespassing and one Juvenile for Simple Arson. The Juveniles ranged in age from 9 to 14 years old. Officers anticipate one additional arrest of a Juvenile related to the Trespassing charge in Tiger Stadium.

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