Early morning fire breaks out at Dearman's Soda Shop
BATON ROUGE- Fire crews responded to a fire at Dearman's restaurant on Jefferson Highway early Tuesday morning.
According to BRFD spokesman Curt Monte, the fire broke out in a back storage room of the restaurant around 2 a.m. Saint George and Baton Rouge fire crews both responded to the scene.
Authorities believe that the blaze caused about $300,000 worth of damage to the building and an additional $200,000 worth of damage to the contents inside. No injuries were reported.
Several of the surrounding businesses also suffered smoke damage from the blaze. Authorities are still looking into what caused the fire, but foul play is not suspected.
— MichaelVinsanau WBRZ (@MVinsanau) March 1, 2016
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
WATCH: New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge
High school coaches give Brian Kelly advice on how to tackle recruiting...
See the contract to get Brian Kelly as the new LSU Football...
Fans share their excitement about new LSU head coach Brian Kelly
New LSU coach Brian Kelly arrives in Baton Rouge