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Oily rags cause smoke at Baton Rouge paint shop

3 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, August 06 2018 Aug 6, 2018 August 06, 2018 8:25 AM August 06, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: Google

BATON ROUGE - Crews were called after smoke was reported early Monday morning at an area paint shop.

The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. at the Sherwin Williams on Seigen Lane. At the scene, firefighters with the St. George Fire Department found discarded oily rags smoldering in a metal drum.

The drum was removed from the building and extinguished. The scene was under control by 6:18 a.m.

No injuries were reported. 

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