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Vacant McKinley Street Bar Destroyed by Fire

Oct 24, 2019 09:46AM ● By News Desk

Lafayette firefighters responded to a commercial fire early Thursday morning at the corner of McKinley Street and Cleveland Street. 

When firefighters arrived on scene, the abandoned building was engulfed in flames. Twenty-four firefighters battled the blaze for approximately fifteen minutes before getting it under control. The building sustained heavy fire damage.

The last known name of the business was the Good Ole Boy’s Hookah Bar. The building did not have any utility services. Witnesses reported the building was not secured. Individuals were seen entering the abandoned building possibly living inside.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Fire investigators are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS or the Lafayette Fire Department at 291-8716.