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Water damage caused by fire results in $200,000 worth of damages

“Fire officials are investigating a hotel fire that occurred on Corporate Boulevard late Thursday night.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, crews were called to Extended Stay America in Citiplace around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found a bed on fire in one of the hotel rooms, officials say.

The building received nearly $200,000 in water damage from the sprinkler system but very little fire damage, BRFD said.”

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Unfortunately, one of the results of protecting your home or business from fire is to use a sprinkler system. Even if the fire is contained to one small area, sprinklers can go off and cause massive amounts of water damage throughout the building. This is necessary to minimize injury and loss of life but makes clean-up that much more difficult.

At Bauer Restoration, we provide clean-up services due to both fire and water damage. If your home or business has sustained such damage call us at 507-333-9838 to speak to a representative. We look forward to working with you!