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Early morning fire causes significant damage to home

7 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, October 02 2016 Oct 2, 2016 October 02, 2016 11:16 AM October 02, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A house fire occurred early Sunday morning after a gas can was left too close to a water heater, BRFD said.

The fire occurred sometime before 8 a.m., when crews were sent to Bayberry Ave. to extinguish the blaze. The fire began in a utility room under the car port and spread into the living room of the home.

BRFD said about $120,000 is estimated in total damage due to the fire. Four people were inside when fire started according to BRFD. All are expected to be safe. 

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