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Multiple apartments burned, more than thirty homeless after blaze

6 years 4 months 6 days ago Saturday, February 17 2018 Feb 17, 2018 February 17, 2018 8:27 AM February 17, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – A firefighter and two residents sustained minor medical complications in an overnight fire at a large apartment complex on Jefferson Highway east of Airline Highway.

Thirty-five people were displaced in the fire at Jefferson Lakes early Saturday morning.

A handful of apartment units burned as the fire tore through two floors of a building.

The St. George Fire Department is investigating.

Those who complained of injuries did not need to be taken to the hospital. The firefighter was treated on the scene for dehydration.


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