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Firefighter injured in early morning fire

1 year 6 months 4 days ago July 18, 2015 Jul 18, 2015 Saturday, July 18 2015 July 18, 2015 11:30 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Michael Vinsanau

BATON ROUGE - One firefighter was injured while battling a fire Saturday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department received the call at 2:24 am to 11440 Bard Ave.

Renters had just left their apartment complex and returned to find their apartment engulfed in flames. The fire appeared to have started from the stove.

Crews contained the fire to just one unit, but other units sustained smoke and water damage. The complex has 10 units, and 14 residents. 

The injured firefighter became overheated and was treated on the scene by EMS. He was not transported to the hospital.

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