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Burning roofing material creates heavy smoke at Hard Rock collapse site in New Orleans

Posted at 9:09 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 10:15:57-04

The New Orleans Fire Department is on the scene of the Hard Rock construction site Monday morning.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell says that crews are responding to burning roofing material at the collapse site.

WATCH LIVE video of the smoke from WDSU in New Orleans:

Cantrell says there is minimal concern of spread at this time.

Nearby residents and businesses are asked to stay inside and shut off their air conditioning units to limit smoke intake.

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