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Fire in office at apartment complex displaces 4 families

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Fire officials said a fire at the office of an apartment complex early Wednesday morning means some families have to find a different place to live temporarily.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported the fire happened at Hawthorne Heights Apartments on North Lobdell Avenue around 4:30 a.m.

Curt Monte with BRFD said firefighters were able to quickly put out the fire, but smoke damage caused four families to be displaced.

He added foul play is not suspected and no injuries were reported.

Officials said the apartment complex is working on finding the families a place to live.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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