Winds gave firefighters a hard time putting out a fire in Saint Mary Parish Sunday.
Flames broke out Sunday afternoon at an office building on South Degravelle Road in Amelia. The building houses "Diamond Services"---an oilfield service company.
No reports of injuries, but the building is reportedly a... more »
GRAY, La. (AP) - Chevron Corp. plans to build a warehouse of at least 100,000 square feet to help coordinate transportation, logistics and maintenance for its work in the Gulf of Mexico region. Company officials say the facility will be constructed in the Terrebonne Parish town of Gray with plans... more »
A Minnesota man planning a quick stop in New Orleans before returning home for the Christmas holidays has been identified as the final victim of a warehouse fire that killed eight people. Anthonie Zaleta, of Waseca, Minn., died in a Dec. 28 fire that swept through an abandoned warehouse where... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Identities of four of the eight young people who died when the abandoned warehouse they used for shelter went up in flames were released Friday by New Orleans' coroner. Jonathan Guerrero, 20, from Texas; Melissa Martinez, 17, from Scotts Valley, Calif.; Jeffrey Geerts, 22, from Abbotsford,... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The abandoned New Orleans warehouse where eight homeless squatters died in a fire was on a list of properties slated for demolition, a city official said Wednesday. Jeff Hebert, the city's director of blight policy, said the city had tried since 2007 to get the property... more »
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - Almost a week after a massive fire in
a Denham Springs chemical warehouse drove them out, all families
evacuated are being allowed back home.
WAFB-TV reports that those affected by the fire at the Coco
Resources warehouse would be allowed... more »
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) - The fire that destroyed a southeastern Louisiana chemical warehouse is out but evacuees from nearby homes were being kept away Wednesday while authorities checked hot spots and examined containers of flammable materials that were left intact after the blaze. Authorities wanted to make sure there... more »