2 escape apartment fire on Siegen Lane thanks to smoke detector
BATON ROUGE - Firefighters extinguished an apartment fire Friday morning on Siegen Lane.
According to St. George Fire, crews were dispatched to the Chateau Wein Apartments near BREC Meadow Park around 9:30 a.m. in response to a working fire at a two-story apartment.
Officials arrived on scene and were able to contain the blaze within 10 minutes. St. George Fire says an electrical short started the blaze.
Luckily, a smoke detector was in working order, and alerted two people who were home at the time. They were able to escape uninjured.
Red Cross was called to assist.