SGFD: Kitchen destroyed in weekend blaze

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The St George Fire Department arrived at 77 Fountain View Dr. around 11 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Upon arrival, firefighters saw a kitchen on fire.

It took less than 5 minutes to put the fire out and no one was hurt.

The person living at the home thought the stove had been turned off but it was not.

When the resident returned to the kitchen it was on fire.

The home sustained $30,000 in damages and the kitchen “was gutted by the fire,” according to the St. George Fire Department.

Smoke damage was found throughout the rest of the home.

SGFD says, “the fire was determined to have been an accidental kitchen fire.”

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