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Fire damages Southern Hills home

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Fire damaged a Southern Hills home Friday afternoon. It happened in the 800 block of Flournoy Lucas Road just before 4 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the carport and roof.

The occupant who was home at the time escaped to safety before firefighters arrived.

One firefighter dislocated a finger while fighting the fire.

It took 7 units with 20 firefighters more than 30 minutes to bring the fire under control.

Fire officials have determined the fire originated in a Jeep parked in the carport. The exact cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire officials estimate the damage at more than $40,000.

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