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Two-Alarm Abandoned Building Fire Keep Firefighters Busy for Nearly an Hour

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The Shreveport Fire Department responded to a reported two-story abandoned apartment building fire at 135 Stoner Avenue just after 12:30am.

When fire crews arrived  they saw flames coming from the first floor and spreading to the second floor.   

The fire was quickly updated to a 2-alarm fire.

The fire was brought under control at 1:22 AM.

This fire required the use of six engine companies; two ladder trucks; two rescue trucks; two battalion chiefs; one  medic unit; and 40 firefighters. One firefighter was reported injured with a possible sprain or strain. That firefighter was taken to WKN for further examination by a Battalion Chief.

SFD investigators say the fire was intentionally set.

There were no utilities connected to the structure. 

This fire is under investigation.  

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