Fire at scrapyard in north Lake Charles

Fire at scrapyard in north Lake Charles
Foam removed from a ship caught fire at a Lake Charles shipyard Wednesday afternoon. (Source: Jordan Strahan / KPLC viewer)
Foam removed from a ship caught fire at a Lake Charles shipyard Wednesday afternoon. (Source: Jordan Strahan / KPLC viewer)
Foam removed from a ship caught fire at a Lake Charles shipyard Wednesday afternoon. (Source: Jordan Strahan / KPLC viewer)
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LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Foam removed from a ship caught fire at a scrapyard in North Lake Charles this afternoon, officials said.

The foam was on land at Louisiana Scrap Metal when it caught fire around 2 p.m., Lake Charles Fire Chief Keith Murray said.

It took about 15 minutes to extinguish the fire.

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