Firefighters battled apartment fire in MLK neighborhood

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SHREVEPORT, La (KTAL/KMSS) Fire crews are currently at the scene of a fire at a Shreveport apartment complex.

The Shreveport Fire Department was called to the Forest Oak Apartments in the 1600 block of David Raines Rd. around 7:20 pm.

There are more than 20 units working to put out the fire. 

The complex contained sixteen units of which five were occupied.  A total of eleven people lived in the building.  Everyone got out safely, however one family pet died in the fire. 

Fire investigators say the fire was first noticed in one of the occupied units.  No word on what caused the fire at this time. 

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