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SFD battles two fires in less than 30 minutes

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The Shreveport Fire Department extinguished two vacant house fires in less than 30 minutes Saturday afternoon.

The first fire happened at 2:54 p.m. in the 1400 block of Youree Drive.  Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered some type of commercial building on fire.  It took about 26 minutes to bring the blaze under control.  Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.

The second fire came in to dispatch at 3:03 p.m. in the 1300 block of Hearne Avenue.  Fire units arrived on scene and found a vacant one-story home in flames.  IT took about 8 minutes to douse the fire.  The home was considered a complete loss.  The cause remains under investigation.

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