Family of 5 safe following house fire in Mooretown neighborhood

Family of 5 safe following house fire in Mooretown neighborhood
House fire breaks out on Baxter Street just after 8 a.m. (Source: Cody Jennings)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport fire crews responded to a house fire in the 3800 block of Baxter Street just after 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8.

The family of five, plus their five dogs, made it out safely before firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported.

Crews responded to the scene within five minutes, the fire department says, and the fire was under control in less than 30 minutes. The house has major fire, smoke, and water damage.

House fire breaks out on Baxter Street.
House fire breaks out on Baxter Street. (Source: Cody Jennings)

The American Red Cross is working to assist the displaced family. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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