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Firefighters battle blaze at west Shreveport auto shop

Dispatchers got the call just before 8 a.m. on May 27 to an auto business near the corner of...
Dispatchers got the call just before 8 a.m. on May 27 to an auto business near the corner of Greenwood and Pines Road.(KSLA)
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 8:48 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Crews responded to the scene of a fire in west Shreveport Friday morning.

Dispatchers got the call just before 8 a.m. on May 27 to an auto business near the corner of Greenwood and Pines Road.

Firefighters at the scene say heavy smoke was coming from the building — where there were cars inside. Fire crews report seeing heavy black smoke coming from the roof of the building. Firefighters were forced to cut through a rollup door to get access to the building and put out the fire.

No one was injured. The building was unoccupied at the time.

It took about 42 firefighters and 20 minutes to get the fire under control. The cause remains under investigation.

According to Caddo911, at one point 18 fire units were on the scene.

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