Crews respond to fire on Skysail Avenue
BATON ROUGE- St. George firefighters responded to a reported duplex fire Saturday afternoon.
According to fire officials, the incident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 8000 block of Skysail Avenue. Crews arrived to find a working fire in a rear bedroom of the duplex. The fire was quickly brought under control.
One resident was home and sustained a minor hand burn while attempting to extinguish the flames.
Damage to the apartment is estimated at $40,000.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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