6-Alarm Fire In New Orleans Under Investigation
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Fire Department is investigating the cause of a six-alarm fire that damaged several buildings, including a church, and displaced at least five families in the city's Central City neighborhood.
The Times-Picayune reports http://bit.ly/UTSMYs that no injuries were reported in Saturday afternoon's blaze.
A spokesman for the fire department said it took 90 minutes for roughly 100 firefighters to get the fire under control.
Ten buildings, including Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, and several cars were damaged in the fire.
The Red Cross responded to help residents whose homes were destroyed by the blaze.
Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com