SFD investigates apartment fire

SFD investigates apartment fire

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport firefighters are investigating what started a fire in an apartment Wednesday morning.

The fire happened just before 7 a.m. in the 800 block of Ockley Drive.

Firefighters on scene reported seeing smoking coming from inside the building when they arrived.

The fire was reportedly under control in about 10 minutes according to firefighters.

Firefighters believe the fire started in the living room and spread to an open upper level.

The apartment had smoke and fire damage on the inside. Firefighters estimate about $10,000 in damage.

A neighboring apartment was also damaged by smoke.

Firefighters say the person who lived inside the apartment was not home at the time of the fire. The cause is under investigation.

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