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Families look for homes after apartment fire

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Posted: Nov 6, 2011 4:29 PM by Olivia LaBorde
Updated: Nov 6, 2011 4:29 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: baker, fire, apartments, sycamore apartments

More than 24 people are looking for a new place to stay after a fire tore through the an apartment complex in Baker.

According to the Baker Fire Department, the fire stayed mostly in in one unit at the Sycamore Estates but there was some smoke and water damage to 6 surrounding apartments.

Investigators are calling this an electrical fire- but say they still don't know where it started.

BFD estimates the blaze caused about $500,000 in damages. Nobody was injured.

The red cross is putting up the displaced families in hotels tonight- if you'd like to help- please contact the Louisiana Chapter of the Red Cross.

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