Fire breaks out at The Jambalaya Shoppe on Perkins Road
BATON ROUGE - St. George Fire Department responded to a blaze at the Jambalaya Shoppe on Perkins Road, Thursday morning.
Firefighters arrived on scene at 10:41 a.m. and saw smoke coming from the rear of the building.
Quickly making their way into the shoppe, first responders discovered that the fire was in the kitchen. Flames had spread to the wall above and behind the fryer.
A rapid and aggressive response by St George firefighters stopped the blaze from spreading beyond the kitchen or to adjacent businesses in the strip shopping center.
The fire was under control by 10:53 a.m.
The business was not open at the time and all employees evacuated the building without injury.
An investigator is in the process of analyzing what may have caused the fire.