CARENCRO, La. - The Carencro Fire Department responded to a report of a commercial fire at Jr.’s Quality Transmissions, located at 3627 NW Evangeline Thruway, at approximately 9:47 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10.
First arriving units reported smoke coming from the inside of the business.
Carencro Fire Department, with the help of fire departments from Lafayette and Scott, forced entry into the building and were able to quickly extinguish the fire.
The fire caused moderate damage to the shop area of the building. Three vehicles being repaired inside the building were also heavily damaged.
An investigator from the Lafayette Fire Department determined the fire originated from a piece of equipment under a vehicle on a hydraulic lift undergoing repairs. The business was closed for the day and no injuries were reported.