Firefighters battle blaze at BR home on Hunters Ridge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Firefighters are battling an intense blaze that has already destroyed a Baton Rouge home.

The fire broke out at roughly 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at a home in the 4900 block of Hunters Ridge. The East Side Fire Department had to call for assistance from the Baton Rouge Fire Department and the St. George Fire Department due to the intensity of the flames.

A resident told our crew that everyone escaped unharmed. A female was inside the home when the fire started and called for help.

Firefighters continue to battle the fire from the outside. There are reports of minor damage to a neighboring home.

We will continue to update this story with more information as soon as it becomes available.

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