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  • Hazardous materials released in Houston warehouse fire

    May 5, 2016 1:22 PM

    HOUSTON - Emergency officials say hazardous materials have been released into the air from a warehouse complex fire in Houston that's generating towering plumes of black smoke. City officials issued an alert Thursday ordering people in nearby homes and businesses to stay inside, close all windows and shut off any... more »
  • After three rekindling fire calls, firefighters help clear warehouse of burning material

    April 8, 2016 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After being called out two more times for rekindling flames at a warehouse fire earlier this week, firefighters decided Friday to remove rubber from the facility that initially caught on fire late Wednesday night. A Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesperson said rubber materials from inside were... more »
  • No toxic fumes from Wednesday night warehouse fire Play Video

    April 6, 2016 10:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Firefighters are still trying to determine what caused a two-alarm warehouse fire at 2655 North Foster Drive near Choctaw Drive from Wednesday night. Mark Miles, of the BR Fire Department, said that the warehouse contained rubber materials inside and caused heavy black smoke. Miles says that... more »
  • BRFD investigates fire at warehouse

    April 5, 2016 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened at a warehouse Monday night. The blaze occurred at the warehouse on Dougherty Drive off of Choctaw Drive. The cause of the fire is under investigation. We expect to receive more details overnight. ... more »
  • Mississippi liquor warehouse getting crowded

    October 3, 2015 2:09 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi's liquor warehouse is getting crowded. The facility in Madison, where 99 percent of the liquor that is sold in Mississippi package stores and restaurants is stored until delivery, is big enough to comfortably hold 400,000 cases of spirits. Commissioner of Revenue Ed Morgan says it currently... more »
  • Baker tire store back open after weekend fire Play Video

    November 24, 2014 6:30 PM

    BAKER - Firefighters are still checking for hot spots 24 hours after a warehouse was engulfed in flames over the weekend. The fire happened at a family-owned business called the Tire Shop in Baker. It destroyed the warehouse next to the business' commercial tire office and burned thousands of... more »
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 ex-colleagues

    September 24, 2014 3:30 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Authorities say a man fired from UPS a day earlier put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center, evaded security and gunned down two former co-workers. Police say the shooter, identified as 45-year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, lay dead atop his gun from what... more »
  • Olympic-sized yogurt dispute

    February 6, 2014 7:53 PM

    Albany, New York- Members of team USA who want Chobani Yogurt for breakfast at the Olympics have to wait for the wheels of bureaucracy to move. The 5,000 cups of yogurt is tied up in a web of international trade negotiations and sits in a refrigerated warehouse in upstate... more »
  • Ribbon cutting for Food Bank facility

    January 14, 2014 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank cut the ribbon on its new facility Tuesday. The new location in the Fraenkel Center at 10600 South Choctaw gives the food bank three times the square footage of its previous home. The food bank moved from its warehouse... more »
  • Associated Grocers fire ruled electrical failure

    June 6, 2013 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said today that a fire at the Associated Grocers warehouse which took ten hours to put out was caused by an accident. Eldon Ledoux with the St. George Fire Protection District said the fire appears to have started due to an electrical failure in a... more »
  • Two-alarm fire reported at Associated Grocers

    June 5, 2013 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an Associated Grocers warehouse this afternoon in East Baton Rouge Parish. Spokesperson Eldon Ledoux for the St. George Fire Protection District said there were no injuries, and everyone from the facility was accounted for. Firefighters said the call... more »

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