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Crews respond to fire on Skysail Avenue

3 years 9 months 4 days ago Saturday, January 20 2018 Jan 20, 2018 January 20, 2018 4:42 PM January 20, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- St. George firefighters responded to a reported duplex fire Saturday afternoon.

According to fire officials, the incident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 8000 block of Skysail Avenue. Crews arrived to find a working fire in a rear bedroom of the duplex. The fire was quickly brought under control.

One resident was home and sustained a minor hand burn while attempting to extinguish the flames.

Damage to the apartment is estimated at $40,000. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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