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Blaze destroys Baton Rouge home

Blaze destroys Baton Rouge home
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POSTED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 4:45pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 4:49pm

A Baton Rouge family is now with a home after a fire destroyed their house today.

Firefighters received a called in reference to a house fire on Peerless at around 2:21 p.m.

Investigators believe that the fire began in a storage room that was attached to the rear of the home.

The mother of the family stated that the smoke alarm sounded right as one of her children told her smoke was coming from the storage room. She then opened the door to find the room engulfed in flames.

No one was injured in the blaze, but the home is considered a total loss.

The Red Cross is providing aid to the family.

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