Fire causes heavy damage to Baton Rouge nightclub

Fire causes heavy damage to Baton Rouge nightclub
MVP on Greenwell Springs Road caught fire on Oct. 18, 2018. (Source: Photo by: James deGraauw/WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Fire caused extensive damage to a Baton Rouge nightclub early Thursday morning.

The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported MVP on Greenwell Springs Road, between Lanier Drive and Oak Villa Boulevard, caught fire a little before 1:30 a.m.

Mark Miles with BRFD said at one point, the flames did shoot through the roof but firefighters were able to get the blaze under control just before 3 a.m.

The Central and District 6 fire departments assisted.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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