House fire on S 15th claims life of dog

Dog killed in apartment fire on S 15th
Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A dog was found dead by Baton Rouge firefighters after extinguishing a house fire on South 15th St. Sunday afternoon.

BRFD arrived on scene around 4:30 p.m. on October 2 to find one side of a duplex apartment building on fire. The fire was contained to the side where it originated. The other side of the duplex received some smoke damage.

The fire was extinguished shortly after firefighters arrived, however a dog was found deceased inside the the unit where the fire began.

The American Red Cross was called in to assist the residents of the home. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and is under investigation. No injuries occurred during the fire.

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