Vacant apartment on Jefferson Hwy. catches fire

Vacant apartment on Jefferson Hwy. catches fire
St. George Fire Department (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An investigation is underway to determine what sparked a fire at a vacant apartment Sunday night.

The St. George Fire Protection District reported it happened on Jefferson Highway, between Hoo Shoo Too Road and Bayou Manchac, just before 10:15 p.m.

Eldon Ledoux with SGFPD said firefighters were able to quickly get the fire under control. He added the damage was contained to an interior stairwell.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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