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Space heater causes house fire in Baton Rouge

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Posted: Mar 17, 2014 3:08 PM by Brian Waldrep
Updated: Mar 17, 2014 3:08 PM
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department

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Topics: Space, Heater, House, Fire, Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said combustibles placed too close to a portable heater were to blame for a house fire in Baton Rouge this morning.

The fire happened around 11 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Lark.

Firefighters said it started in the rear bedroom of the home, and was fully engulfed with flames when firefighters arrived. No one was hurt.

The Red Cross was called to help the resident of the home.

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