On Wednesday at about 6:20pm, a fire outbreak which occurred at Beyonce and Jay-z’s New Orleans mansion located at 1500 block of Harmony Street in New Orleans is being investigated as a possible arson.
According to the New Orleans Police Department there was a very suspicious person around the environment as at when the fire incident occurred.
Nola.com firefighters reported that books were found in an oven and a gas can was seen in the property.
A witness identified as August Arther speaking on the incident said;
“I was walking around the corner with my dog… and I saw a lot of smoke coming out.
“My neighbour around the corner, she saw a dude jump over the fence on the backside of Harmony and Eigth.”
It reportedly took 22 firefighters to quench the fire at the property which has six bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and spans 15,200 square feet.