Fire damages part of Lake Charles pier

Fire damages part of Lake Charles pier

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A pier at the Lake Charles Civic Center has been temporarily closed for repairs today, June 16, 2020.

Lake Charles firefighters responded to call regarding the pier this morning. When they arrived they found a small fire smoldering under the pier.

Crews cut into the pier to extinguish the fire and say it may have started by someone dropped a cigarette on the pier.

There is no word yet on how long repairs will take.

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