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Unattended candle fire leaves Baton Rouge family homeless

1 year 11 months 16 hours ago Saturday, January 08 2022 Jan 8, 2022 January 08, 2022 6:37 PM January 08, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a Monet Dr apartment fire caused by an unattended candle Saturday afternoon.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, all occupants of the home were safe outside, and heavy smoke and fire were coming from the upstairs apartment.

Firefighters contained the flames to the unit, but surrounding units sustained smoke and water damage.

The department declared the unit a total loss.

The Red Cross has been contacted to assist the displaced residents.

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