Worker suffers flash burn in incident at Caddo Parish Courthouse
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport firefighters responded to the scene of a fire at the Caddo Parish Courthouse.
Firefighters said the call the morning of Sunday, Jan. 23 originated as a possible explosion. Upon arriving on the scene, crews saw light smoke coming from the building.
A contractor accidentally drilled into some electrical wires while working on the building, a Fire Department spokesman said. This caused a flash burn to the worker and set off the courthouse’s sprinkler system. The worker was immediately taken to a hospital.
The scene is still being investigated.
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