Officials believe overnight fire at Denham Springs restaurant was intentionally set
LIVINGSTON PARISH - An overnight fire at a Denham Springs restaurant is now being called "suspicious."
The fire was reported around 2:45 a.m. at Ike's Kickin Chicken on LA 16. The restaurant sustained heavy damage as a result from the blaze.
The cause of the fire hasn't been released at this time. However, a spokesperson with the State Fire Marshal's Office told WBRZ Thursday afternoon the fire is suspicious and they do not believe it was accidental or electrical.
No injuries have been reported.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officials through an anonymous tip line at 1-800-256-5452. You can also provide anonymous tips online by clicking here.
Here’s a closer look at the damage to Ike’s Kickin Chicken in Denham Springs. Officials tell me the early morning fire appears to have been intentionally set. SFM is currently working leads @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/NcnZkqmX7g— Johnston vonSpringer (@johnstonvon) August 22, 2019