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Fire prompts evacuation at downtown bar overnight

4 years ago July 16, 2011 Jul 16, 2011 Saturday, July 16 2011 Saturday, July 16, 2011 10:11:27 AM CDT in News
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department

BATON ROUGE- Firefighters evacuated about 100 people from a bar because of a fire in downtown Baton Rouge early Saturday morning.

Investigators have not determined what started the blaze in a storage room at MAPP Construction, located next to the M Bar on 3rd Street.

When firefighters got to the scene they found smoke lingering in the area and immediately began evacuating club-goers. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze before anyone was injured.

The two businesses received some smoke and water damage.

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