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Apartment complex catches fire in Lake Charles

Dark gray smoke coming from Place Vendome in Lake Charles.
Dark gray smoke coming from Place Vendome in Lake Charles.(Markell Williams)
Published: Sep. 19, 2021 at 6:59 PM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A vacant apartment complex in Lake Charles caught fire Sunday afternoon, according to the Lake Charles Fire Department.

The Lake Charles Fire Department is responding to the fire at Place Vendome on Prejean Drive, near Fifth Avenue. It may take hours to contain the fire, according to the LCFD.

It is currently unknown whether anyone was in or around the building at the time of the fire.

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