Posted: Aug 20, 2013 9:11 AM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: Aug 30, 2013 11:12 AM
Lafayette fire officials say arson is to blame for an early-morning blaze at a gas station.
Firefighters responded around 3:20 this morning to the Murphy Oil Gas Station in the 1200 block of the Northwest Evangeline Thruway. Investigators say the store was burglarized before the fire was set.
The store, which was closed at the time of the fire, suffered moderate fire and smoke damage. No one was injured.
If you have any information about this arson, call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.