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Feb 12, 2010 8:32 PM by sleonard

Major fire in Scott

Authorities in Scott are currently working a major commercial fire on Hwy 93 just north of I-10 at the Scott / Cankton exit.
Lafayette fire officials reported that 10 to 15 storage trailers are already on fire, but more damage is possibly expected.
Injuries are unknown at this time.
A KATC news crew is already in route; stay tuned to KATC.com as we continue to update this story.

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a fire at a storage center in scott destroyed ten trailers earlier this morning.
3's jon carrere has the story.

Someone was using a fire gun to remove tile from one of the trailers.

What started in one trailer eventually spread to more.

"It was not a residential fire so saving a life was not a priority. Our priority was writing off three or four that were initially involved and saving the rest of them in the area," says Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier.

Eight fire departments responded to the fire at Mod Space trailer storage.

About 200 storage trailers are onsite at Mod Space but only ten were destroyed.

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