Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Blue Bayou Destroyed By Fire; HWHFD Assisted by Barton and Marianna

HELENA-WEST HELENA- The Blues Bayou Restaurant, an entertainment anchor on the south end of Cherry Street, was engulfed by flames late Tuesday night.  The Helena-West Helena Fire Department needed the assistance of the Barton-Lexa and Marianna Fire Department to fight the blaze.

HWHFD Firemen Work to Put Out Fire
The Helena-West Helena Fire Department began responding to the fire at approximately 10 p. m.  According to Assistant Chief Travis Williams, by the time the call came in flames were coming through the roof.  As of midnight, the fire was still contained to the Blues Bayou building and had not spread to the adjacent Freedom For Youth building.  However, the Blues Bayou appeared to be a total loss.  The Inside Scoop will endeavor to keep the public posted as new facts come in.

More photos from the scene can be viewed at the following link:

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