House fire reported near LSU area

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Baton Rouge Fire Department


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The apparent cause of the fire was a lightning strike, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

Firefighters discovered the fire on the roof of the $1.6 million home and it was quickly extinguished.


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Firefighters responded to a house fire near the LSU area at the 300 block of South Lakeshore Drive.

Officials said the call came in shortly after 8 p.m. No injuries were reported.

This is a developing story.

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