Electrical fire reported at Rush Ave. apartment building
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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