Fast food worker treated at hospital after fire
BATON ROUGE - A fast food restaurant employee was taken to an area hospital during a fire at the business Tuesday evening.
Firefighters said they responded to the Sonic on Coursey Boulevard and found smoke billowing from the back door. It took about fifteen minutes to get the blaze under control, which caused moderate damage to the rear of the building, a St. George Fire Department spokesperson said.
Six employees were inside when the fire broke out shortly after 6 p.m. The injured employee was taken to the hospital for evaluation and treatment, but specifics about their condition were not released.
Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire, which is currently classified as undetermined.
Westbound lanes of Coursey Boulevard were closed while crews fought the blaze.
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