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SFD: Apartment fire intentionally set

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Shreveport fire investigators say the blaze at an apartment complex was intentionally set.

It happened at the Kings Manor Apartments in the 7200 block of Bernstein Street just before 10:00 p.m. 

Officials say that when they arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from three apartments. The fire eventually vented through the roof. A second alarm was dispatched just after 10 p.m., when the fire extended into the common attic space and began to involve a fourth apartment.

Fire officials say all occupants escaped unharmed, and the fire was brought under control by 10:31 p.m. Four of the apartments suffered heavy fire damage.

Investigators say the apartment where the fire started was unoccupied and had no utilities and appears to have been intentionally set.

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