Baton Rouge Fire Dept: Truck hits transformers causing building fire

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) responded to a commercial building fire at 2865 E. Mason Dr. on Friday.

BRFD arrived to find a building on fire that was caused by a dump truck losing control on US Hwy 90 and hitting ta fence along with two transformers. The oil in the transformers caught fire which caused the building to catch on fire. Firefighters were able to put out the flames before they could spread. BRFD said the cause of the fire was accidental.

Photo courtesy of Baton Rouge Fire Department.

There were no reported injuries. Baton Rouge Fire Department, EMS and Entergy were also at the scene.

Photos courtesy of Baton Rouge Fire Department.

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