TFD battles duplex fire on Bates Drive

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 13, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla (WCTV)-- Crews with the Tallahassee Fire Department responded to a duplex fire on Bates Drive early Saturday morning.

According to TFD, crews were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Bates Drive around 4:58 a.m. Saturday.

Arriving units found heavy fire and smoke coming from one of the apartments in the two story duplex. Crews were able to contain the fire to the one apartment and save the second unit from damage.

TFD says no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The fire caused an estimated $150,000 in damage, and is currently under investigation by the Fire Prevention Division of TFD.

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