Authorities respond to two-alarm house fire on Barremore Drive
BATON ROUGE – The St. George Fire Department worked a two-alarm fire on Thursday morning on Barremore Drive that completely destroyed a home.
The fire department was called on the scene around 10:45 a.m. and was controlled by 12:04 p.m. The cause of the fire is undetermined at the time of this post.
Two people lived in the home, but were not there when the fire started. According to sources, the neighborhood the home is in was impacted by the recent flooding. The house was considered a total loss, however firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.
It took the fire department five engines, two ladder trucks and one rescue truck. One firefighter suffered a dental injury and two were treated on the scene by EMS for dehydration.
Investigators from the fire department and the Fire Marshal were on the scene. The Red Cross also responded to the scene.