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Fire at Chevron Gas Station on Ambassador Caffery

Update: West Willow is open. The gas pumps and storage tanks are being assessed at Chevron Gas Station for any additional damage. State Police HazMat and DEQ arrived on scene to assist with the assessment.  A private contractor will be conducting the assessment and repairing all damages. 

 

Lafayette firefighters are on scene of a fire at the Chevron Gas Station, 206 Ambassador Caffery. The fire is out.

The driver of the tractor trailer accidentally hit a gas pump while turning in the parking lot. The gas vapors ignited causing the fire. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire. However, the pump and the canopy of the gas station sustained heavy fire damage. No injuries.

West Willow at Ambassador Caffery is closed (between Burger King and Chevron Gas Station) due to hose line across the roadway.  This is west of Ambassador Caffery.