Early morning fire heavily damages Shreveport home

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A Shreveport man was displaced after an early morning fire heavily damaged his home in Stoner Hill.

Shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday firefighters responded to a blaze in the 300 block of E. Merrick.

When crews arrived they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the left side of the one-story wood-framed home.

It took 8 fire units and 22 firefighters to extinguish the blaze.

No one was at home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Meanwhile, if you want the Shreveport Fire Department to install a free smoke detector in your home call 318-673-6740.

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