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Electrical fire destroys family's home

3 years ago January 11, 2012 Jan 11, 2012 Wednesday, January 11 2012 Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:12:33 AM CST in News

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters fought and controlled a fire within minutes on Eaton Street Wednesday, but the damage will leave a family of six homeless.

The fire started around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at 3739 Eaton St. while the occupants were out.

Upon return, flames were seen coming out a front bedroom window.

Firefighters say they arrived to the home at 10:49 a.m. and had it controlled by 10:57 a.m.

Authorities believe the cause of the fire was electrical.

It damaged the bedroom and attic of the home.

No injuries were reported. 

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