4 alarm fire destroys two vacant buildings

New Orleans, La. - The New Orleans Fire Department is working to figure out what triggered a fire at some abandoned apartment building in New Orleans East.

It broke out around 11pm in the 6700 block of Tara Lane and quickly escalated to a four-alarm fire.

67 firefighters were on scene, two of which were treated with heat exhaustion.

Firefighters got it under control just before midnight.

Two of the three buildings that caught fire were completely destroyed.