Crews respond to fire at Baton Rouge River Center

6 years 5 months 4 days ago Sunday, November 12 2017 Nov 12, 2017 November 12, 2017 8:39 PM November 12, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Crews were called to the Raising Cane's River Center in downtown Baton Rouge due to a fire Sunday night.

The fire was reported in the northeast corner of the ballroom portion of the building just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the fire originated in an elevator shaft.

The fire was contained to the elevator shaft, which sustained significant damage. Other parts of the building did receive some smoke, according to BRFD.

The fire was extinguished around 9 p.m.

The venue had no events scheduled for the night and no injuries were reported.

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