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Mom, children escape overnight duplex fire

3 years 11 months 1 week ago June 19, 2013 Jun 19, 2013 Wednesday, June 19 2013 June 19, 2013 6:50 AM in News

BATON ROUGE - A mom and her five children are safe but without a home after fire ripped through their home early Wednesday morning.

Fire officials believe the fire started in the attic of the duplex on Holt Dr. just after 3 a.m.  The duplex is considered a total loss.

The family of six were able to get out of the home unharmed.

The Red Cross is assisting the family.

While battling the fire a firefighter received a minor cut to the hand from broken glass in the building.

Foul play is not suspected in this fire.

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