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2 escape apartment fire on Siegen Lane thanks to smoke detector

3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 November 16, 2018 2:37 PM November 16, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters extinguished an apartment fire Friday morning on Siegen Lane.

According to St. George Fire, crews were dispatched to the Chateau Wein Apartments near BREC Meadow Park around 9:30 a.m. in response to a working fire at a two-story apartment.

Officials arrived on scene and were able to contain the blaze within 10 minutes. St. George Fire says an electrical short started the blaze.

Luckily, a smoke detector was in working order, and alerted two people who were home at the time. They were able to escape uninjured.

Red Cross was called to assist.

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