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Fire causes 'significant damage' to Baton Rouge home on Christmas Eve

House suffers severe damage from electrical malfunction in attic (Source: WAFB) House suffers severe damage from electrical malfunction in attic (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge home was badly damaged in a fire Sunday afternoon.

It happened on Fairfields Avenue just off Plank Road.

According to a release from the Baton Rouge Fire Department, an electrical malfunction in the attic caused the fire.

The house suffered significant damage due to the fire, but a family of four was able to get out of the house without any injuries.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze before it could spread to adjacent structures.

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