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Crews respond to apartment fire on East State Street

3 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, January 17 2021 Jan 17, 2021 January 17, 2021 11:37 AM January 17, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on the 200 block of East State Street. 

The fire was started by furniture being placed too close to a wall mounted heater. Firefighters arrived to find fire coming from an upstairs room. 

The fire was contained to a wall near the heating unit. No one was living in the building at the time of the fire. The downstairs was being renovated. Power was shut off to the building as a precaution.

No injuries were reported.

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