[StBernard] Historic Chalmette Restaurant Catches Fire
westley at da-parish.com
Sun Feb 12 12:16:49 EST 2012
Historic Chalmette Restaurant Catches Fire
No Injuries Reported
POSTED: 10:27 am CST February 12, 2012
UPDATED: 11:07 am CST February 12, 2012
CHALMETTE, La. -- Fire crews raced to save a historic Chalmette restaurant
that caught fire Sunday.
Fire officials said they were called to the Rocky and Carlo's restaurant at
613 W. St. Bernard Hwy. about 9 a.m.
Firefighters said the restaurant is closed on Sundays and no injuries have
St. Bernard Parish investigators said the fire began in the back kitchen.
The roof, kitchen and surround areas sustained significant damage.
Fire crews said the fire was contained and officials are still investigating
Rocky and Carlo's is known for its "Italian-Cajun-Dixie" crossover fare and
is a lunchtime favorite in Chalmette. The restaurant dates to 1965, when
Rocky Tommaseo and Carlo Gioe opened the restaurant.
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