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House Fire Damages Home in Cherokee Park Community in Shreveport

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The Shreveport Fire Department battled a blaze Friday afternoon.

It happened at 3:13 p.m. in the 400 block of Mayfair Drive in north Shreveport.

The occupants of the home were resting when a neighbor alerted them the house was on fire.

The neighbor called 9-1-1 and the people inside were able to escape safely before the fire department arrived.

Within five minutes a fire crew was on the scene. They saw heavy smoke and flames coming from attic. It took 6 units, and 20 firefighters 14 minutes to bring the fire under control.

Fire officials estimate the fire damage at approximately $20,000.

There were no reported injuries. The exact cause of this fire is under investigation.

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