St. George Fire Protection responds to one alarm house fire

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- One individual was present at a home when it caught fire on August 16.

The cause of the house fire was found to be an electrical issue.

The St. George Fire Protection responded to a house on 1786 Fountain Ave. at 5:24 p.m.

15 firefighters, three chiefs and three engines were needed to help contain the fire.

EMS, Red Cross and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office were also at the scene.

The house sustained $40,000 in damages.

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