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Home being repaired due to flooding catches fire

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Fire investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house undergoing repairs because of the recent floods to catch fire early Saturday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened on Greenway Drive, which is off Greenwell Springs Road east of Airline Highway, just before 2 a.m.

Mark Miles with BRFD said flames were shooting out of the roof when firefighters arrived on the scene.

He added no one was inside the home, which had severe fire and smoke damage.

The investigation is ongoing.

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