Shreveport Juvenile Charged With Arson in Brookshire’s Fire
Shreveport firefighters responded to Brookshire’s Grocery Store on Friday, September 30, 2022. The store located on Line Avenue was being evacuated as crews arrived to find a grocery store filled with heavy smoke.
Crews located and extinguished the fire on the paper goods aisle within several minutes. The sprinkler system prevented the fire from spreading, which kept it contained to a small section of the store.
The store was left with heavy smoke and water damage when the incident was placed under control. On October 5, 2022 fire investigators were able to make an arrest after surveillance video was viewed and persons of interest were interviewed.
Shreveport Fire Investigators charged one male juvenile with Aggravated Arson. The case has been turned over to the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Juvenile Division.