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House fire shuts down part of Jefferson Hwy.

3 years 7 months 2 weeks ago June 07, 2013 Jun 7, 2013 Friday, June 07 2013 June 07, 2013 7:02 AM in News

UPDATE: All lanes open on Jefferson Hwy. open.

BATON ROUGE - At least two southbound lanes of Jefferson Hwy. from the I-12 eastbound entrance ramp to Bluebonnet are closed at this time due to a morning house fire.

Traffic is being diverted onto the eastbound of I-12.

Fire officials encourage drivers to avoid that area if possible.

Fire broke out at a home in the 9100 block of Jefferson Hwy. just before 7 Friday morning.

No one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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