Early morning fire at Delpit's Chicken Shack in Plaquemine considered 'suspicious'

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators say an early morning fire at a Plaquemine restaurant is considered "suspicious."

The fire broke out at roughly 1 a.m. Monday morning at Delpit's Chicken Shack on LA 1.

It only took firefighters about 20 minutes to knock out the blaze.

Officials say the restaurant has only been open for about three months.

The Plaquemine Fire Department and the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office are assisting with the investigation. The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office is the lead agency.

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