Baton Rouge Fire Dept. investigate cause of house fire on Topeka Street

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Photo courtesy of Baton Rouge Fire Department.

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) is investigating the cause of a house fire on the 3000 block of Topeka Street on Saturday.

BRFD responded to the single-family residence to find fire coming from the front room. Firefighters entered the home and were able to contain the fire. The home sustained heavy smoke damage. BRFD reports that three adults and four children have been displaced due to the fire and The American Red Cross was called to help them.

Photo courtesy of Baton Rouge Fire Department.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated. Baton Rouge Police Department, emergency services and Entergy were also at the scene.

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