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Explosion, fire rocks apartment complex

3 years 4 months 3 weeks ago May 07, 2013 May 7, 2013 Tuesday, May 07 2013 May 07, 2013 12:20 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to an apartment fire and reported explosion at a complex this afternoon in Baton Rouge.

People living near the Oaks of Kingsbridge at 11888 Long Ridge Drive told News 2 they felt an explosion which shook their homes, then called 911.

The fire damaged several units, and witnesses said an elderly man's oxygen tank was what caused the explosion.

EMS treated one person on the scene for minor burns.

News 2 will have more details as they become available.

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