Fire Emergency At Pierremont & Line Avenue Causing Traffic Issues
Caddo Parish dispatchers are reporting nearly 25 units on the scene of a "fire emergency" in the Line and Pierremont area in Shreveport. The calls came in around 4pm at Line, Pierremont, and Edgemont Street, which is the location of the Uptown Shopping Center.
KTBS now reports that a fire was started inside the Brookshire's location at Pierremont and Line. Their report says officials believe that the fire started in a paper products aisle, and arson is now suspected.
The aisle where the fire began holds paper towels and toilet paper, according to the KTBS report. Authorities will be reviewing security camera footage from inside and outside the store to help in the investigation.
Other stores in the Uptown Shopping Center were also evacuated during the emergency situation.
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