Fire sparks at Baton Rouge home day before Thanksgiving

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge family is picking up the pieces the day before Thanksgiving after a fire ripped through their home overnight.

The fire sparked at a house on Old Hammond Highway near Fountainbleu Drive around midnight.

The fire spread to nearby trees and bushes.

Firefighters worried about it jumping to nearby buildings, but were able to get things under control before that happened.

No word just yet on what caused the blaze.

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