Old Hammond Highway remains closed as firefighters battle strip mall fire

Old Hammond Highway remains closed as firefighters battle strip mall fire
NBC33 Staff

POSTED: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 9:37am

UPDATED: Friday, December 6, 2013 - 3:19pm

Baton Rouge Fire Fighters continue to battle a fire at a strip mall fire on Old Hammond Highway. We're told one fire fighter has been burned and is being treated at a local hospital. 

Emergency workers have closed Old Hammond Highway in both directions between Tara Boulevard and Airline Highway. This is causing numerous traffic delays in the area. 

The actual address of the fire is 2256 Drusilla Lane. 

Right now, fire fighters are working to get the fire put out. Once they are able to extinguish it, they'll begin looking into the cause of the two-alarm fire. 

NBC33 News is on the scene, and we'll continue to track this story. We'll bring you new developments as we are able to get them. 

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