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Vacant building on East Pont Des Mouton damaged in early morning fire

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Posted at 6:22 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 07:22:44-05

Lafayette Fire Department says that firefighters responded to a structure fire on East Pont Des Mouton Road early Monday morning.

The fire happened around 1:38 am on November 16 at a building last occupied by Children’s Boutique at Doll World.

The building, according to firefighters, had flames coming from the windows when emergency crews arrived on scene.

The department says that the 911 call was reported by a witness driving by who saw smoke coming from the vacant structure.

The fire was under control within fifteen minutes, but sustained heavy fire and smoke damage throughout, firefighters say.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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