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JPFD puts out 2-alarm dumpster fire on Veterans Blvd

METAIRIE, La. - The Jefferson Parish Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire that started in a dumpster by the Mattress Direct store on Veterans Boulevard. 

The fire started at approximately 1 p.m. while workers were stripping the roof off of the Brooklyn Pizza and Jimmy John's restaurants near Mattress Warehouse.While putting out the fire the JPFD sprayed down the nearby buildings as a precaution because of the heavy smoke. Because of the roof work being done when the fire started, Jimmy John's and Brooklyn Pizza took water damage, according to a Jefferson Parish Fire Official.

The State Fire Marshall and Jefferson Parish Fire investigators will conduct an investigation to determine how the fire started.

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