Two-alarm Hollygrove fire began at vacant home, spread to occupied homes

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Posted on September 17, 2012 at 5:34 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 7 at 9:39 PM

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NEW ORLEANS - A two-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at 9035 Pritchard Place. The New Orleans Fire Department got the call around 4:20 a.m. and found the home fully ablaze upon arrival.

The fire began at a gutted and vacant red shotgun double. The structure was heavily burned.

The roof was burnt out from the middle of the house to the back. The sides of the house were burnt out, as well.

The white house next door received damage when the fire spread.

The structure received damage inside and on the roof.

Although the home was occupied, no one was home at the time of the blaze.

The yellow house on the other side of the red, vacant home received superficial damage.

By 5:20 a.m., the fire was under control and firefighters were checking for hot spots.

There were no injuries according to the NOFD.

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