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Old West End Grocery catches fire

The old West End Grocery is considered a total loss after a fire. The old West End Grocery is considered a total loss after a fire.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A vacant store caught fire in Baton Rouge Friday morning.

The fire sparked at the old West End Grocery, which is located in the 9000 block of Scenic Highway, a little after 9 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said the fire started in the back of the store and part of the building was engulfed in flames when firemen drove up.

Investigators have not determined the cause of the blaze.

Officials said the building is considered a total loss.

They added the store had been closed for several years, but it did have electricity at the time of the fire.

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