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Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze at Covington apartment complex

Fire officials said nobody was hurt. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

COVINGTON, La. — St. Tammany Parish firefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire that has burned parts of an apartment building near Covington Thursday evening. 

The fire broke out at 5:28 at the Emerald Forest condominiums apartment complex on Emerald Force Boulevard, behind the Walmart. 

According to fire officials, first responders were close to getting the blaze under control at 6:35 p.m. 

The cause of the fire has not been determined yet, according to the St. Tammany Parish Fire Department. 

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