PHOTOS: More than 100 firefighters work to control Hola Nola fire in Geismar


Photo courtesy of the Geismar Volunteer Fire Department

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Hola Nola food processing facility in Geismar caught fire early Tuesday morning, and more than 100 firefighters worked to control the blaze.

Some firefighters volunteered their time before and after shifts at their regular jobs to help contain the fire, a task that lasted more than 20 hours, according to a Facebook post from the Geismar Volunteer Fire Department.


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