UPDATE Fremin’s Food & Furniture fire has been extinguished

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NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)- The fire has been extinguished. Authorities are now surveying the area for potential “hot spots” that may require additional attention, the fire department said.

ORIGINAL STORY: Smoke is billowing from the grocery and furniture store at 603 Admiral Doyle Drive.

According to witnesses, authorities at the scene are telling bystanders to move away from the building because of explosives inside the facility.

Many bystanders were told to vacate the nearby Fletcher Funeral Home parking lot.

Along with groceries and furniture, Fremin’s sell fireworks.

We will continued to update this story as new information becomes abailable.

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