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Griff's Restaurant in Bossier City catches fire

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BOSSIER CITY, La. -

Update: The Bossier City Fire Department said on Wednesday that Monday's fire at Griff's Restaurant on Old Minden Road was accidental and started inside a ballast that was attached to the restaurant's sign on the front of the building.   

 


 

Bossier City Fire Investigators are trying to determine what caused a local restaurant to go up in smoke.

It happened just after 9 a.m. Monday morning at Griff's Restaurant in the 2900 block of Old Minden Road. Authorities believe the blaze started in the attic. Several employees were inside the building preparing to open when restaurant caught fire. Thankfully, no on was injured.

"When they arrived, they found flames coming from out of the roof and very heavy smoke, matter of fact, you could see smoke from the municipal complex just on the other side of the mall and when they arrived they immediately entered the building and found that the fire appeared to be inside the attic" says Bossier City Fire Department Public Information Officer Mark Natale.

It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.

Fire investigators are still working to determine exactly what sparked the fire.


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