Nine residents displaced after apartment fire

Sherwood Apartment fire (Source: WAFB)
Sherwood Apartment fire (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Nine residents are displaced after an apartment fire Monday afternoon that damaged eight units.

It started at the Sable Chase apartments off of Boulevard de Province just after 3 p.m. Firefights say they arrived on the scene to find two middle apartments in building 22 engulfed in flames. The fire started on the first floor and extended to the second story to the attic of the building.

The two middle apartments were damaged by fire with six more units receiving heavy water damage.

Red Cross officials are assisting the residents. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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