Firefighters battle early morning blaze

Firefighters battle early morning blaze

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - St. George Firefighters say they were called out to Pine Shadows Condominiums on Jefferson Hwy early Sunday morning after reports of an apartment fire. The fire started just after midnight.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the building.  They were able to get the fire under control in just under 30 minutes. A resident was injured in the fire but is expected to survive, they were taken to a local hospital for treatment.  Two pet dogs were also injured in the fire, but succumbed despite resuscitation efforts.

The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.

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