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Crews responding to fire on Scenic Hwy; nearby residents without power

6 years 1 week 6 days ago Thursday, November 16 2017 Nov 16, 2017 November 16, 2017 10:15 PM November 16, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: As of Friday morning power was restored to all customers. 

BATON ROUGE - Crews are on the scene of a fire at a building on Scenic Highway.

The fire occurred at a building on Scenic Highway near Gracie Street around 9:30 p.m. Baton Rouge Police Department officials said an 18-wheeler hit a power line, which fell and sparked, causing the fire.

Several buildings were without power due to outages in the area surrounding the location of the fire. A map of local outages provided by Entergy showed that as many as 1,200 customers did not have electricity as of 10:15 p.m.

Entergy told News 2 reporters on scene power would probably be out in the area until Friday morning.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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