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Baton Rouge Fire Department investigating vacant apartment fire

1 year 9 months 1 week ago Friday, December 11 2015 Dec 11, 2015 December 11, 2015 2:31 PM December 11, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating what caused a fire at a vacant apartment Friday morning.

Firefighters say they arrived at a scene at 1623 Cedar Lake Ave. around 9:22 a.m. Friday and found smoke coming from a multi-family apartment.

When they entered the apartment, firefighters said they found the fire in the kitchen area. They were able to contain the fire to the kitchen and the rest of the apartment only suffered smoke damage.

The fire department estimates that the fire caused $10,000 in damages to the building. The cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation.

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