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Firefighters respond to house fire on Wilmot Street overnight

4 years 1 week 3 days ago Saturday, January 19 2019 Jan 19, 2019 January 19, 2019 11:08 AM January 19, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters with the Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a reported house fire on Wilmot Street overnight.

According to BRFD, crews were called to the 5200 block of Wilmot Street around 2:50 a.m. Saturday morning. 

Firefighters arrived to find the house full of smoke. Everyone in the house escaped unharmed, according to BRFD.

Firefighters discovered that the rear kitchen wall was on fire and quickly contained it. The fire was reportedly caused by an electrical short in an outside light, according to BRFD.

Red Cross was called to assist the residents.

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