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Electrical fire reported at Rush Ave. apartment building

6 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, May 14 2018 May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018 8:26 AM May 14, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE- Firefighters responded to fire at an apartment complex Monday morning.

The fire was reported at 8:13 a.m. at a four-plex apartment building in the 8000 block of Rush Avenue. The first units on the scene arrived at 8:17 a.m. to find a smoldering fire in the attic, according to a release. 

The fire was extinguished by 8:35 a.m. An investigator was called to the scene and the fire was determined to be electrical. The electricity was cut off in two units as a result of the fire, authorities say.

There were no injuries reported, but six adults and seven children might be displaced.

The Red Cross has been notified to assist. 

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