Firefighters battle early morning fire at local truck stop - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Firefighters battle early morning fire at local truck stop

By Michael Addison -  email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A fire at a local truck stop is now under control.

Firefighters say around 4:30 a.m. 7 fire trucks responded to an alarm at the Pakco Truck Stop along I-10 Eastbound in Lake Charles.

According to officials, the fire began in an add-on building in the rear of the truck stop, and then the fire spread across the roof.  That's where firefighters were able to stop it.

We're told the truck stop suffered mild smoke, water and fire damage.

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