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Dog rescued during apartment fire

4 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, February 04 2015 Feb 4, 2015 February 04, 2015 1:57 PM February 04, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters rescued a dog out of a smoke-filled apartment early Wednesday morning in Baton Rouge.

Investigators said the fire happened at a set of apartments located at 1741 Brightside Lane just before 9 a.m. due to an electrical malfunction in a wall outlet. When they arrived firefighters said the apartment's kitchen was on fire.

Firefighters extinguished the fire before it could spread to other units, and said they rescued a dog from the smoke-filled unit.

Losses for the unit were estimated at $90,000.


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