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BRFD: Unattended stove causes fire at Alvin Dark apartment

7 years 2 months 1 week ago Sunday, May 07 2017 May 7, 2017 May 07, 2017 3:14 PM May 07, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on Alvin Dark Avenue Sunday.

The fire was reported around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters said that a pot left unattended on a stove was the cause of the fire.

According to BRFD, the fire was contained to the kitchen of the second floor apartment, but the rest of the unit suffered heavy smoke and heat damage. The apartment on the first floor below also suffered water damage as a result.

The fire reportedly took about 30 minutes to get under control. No injuries were reported.

Red Cross was called to assist the six residents displaced by the fire.

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