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SFD investigates house fire in Allendale neighborhood

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

An elderly woman is safe after a fire at a home in the Allendale neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Shreveport firefighters say it happened around 3:30 a.m. at a home in the 2000 block of Perrin Street. Firefighters say an elderly woman woke up to find her home filled with smoke. She says she  saw flames coming from an outlet due to possible faulty wiring. The woman was able to get out of the home safely.

Firefighters were able to get the fire under control in less than five minutes. They are ventilating the home to clear out the smoke.

No injuries were reported.

Fire officials say the woman will be able to return to her home. Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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