WATCH VIDEO: BRFD responds to one-alarm fire


Baton Rouge Fire Department

Scenic Hwy. is back open

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Fire Department was called to EMR Metal Recycling on Wednesday morning around 7:50 a.m.

BRFD says, “a crane operator noticed flames at the bottom of the material and a brush of wind made it intensify.”

Firefighters went to work putting the fire out with the help of seven total units, four pumpers and one ladder.

It took firefighters over 90 minutes to extinguish the fire.

Investigators determined that the cause of the fire “has been ruled accidental.”

There were no reported injuries because of the fire.

BRPD and EMS assisted the Baton Rouge Fire Department at the scene.

The EMR Metal Recycling is located in the 6847 Scenic Hwy.

Kourtney Williams was at the scene and has this Facebook Live below:

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