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Fire destroys Simmesport truck stop

5 years ago April 28, 2010 Apr 28, 2010 Wednesday, April 28 2010 Wednesday, April 28, 2010 4:21:34 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Avoyelles Parish sheriff's deputies say a fire has destroyed a Simmesport truck stop.

The fire at Maddie's Truck Plaza on La. Highway 1 started around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and, firefighters from throughout Avoyelles Parish and from Point Coupee Parish fought the blaze through the afternoon.

No one was injured.

The cause is still under investigation, but investigators believe it may have been electrical.

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