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Microwave fire sends one to hospital in Gentilly

(Source: Associated Press) (Source: Associated Press)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in Gentilly Sunday night. 

According to NOFD, around 5:14 p.m. firefighters responded to the Elysian Courtyard Apartments in reference to a small fire.

According to the report, when firefighters arrived they located a microwave fire in a three story brick apartment complex. 

One adult male was home alone when the fire started and was transported to the hospital by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for smoke inhalation, according to NOFD. 

The fire is still under investigation.

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