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The Latest on a chronic six-alarm flame that split out in a structure in town center New Orleans on Wed.All times are local.
7:20 a.m.
Firefighters in New Orleans continue to fight a persistent six-alarm flame in buildings on historic Canal Street..
Flames were no longer noticeable by daybreak Wednesday,but flame chief Timothy McConnell says the flame distribute to an close by developing.
The flame was first exposed at 3:20 a.m.
No injuries are revealed.
The flame split out in a mostly vacant four-story building on a block near the Roosevelt hotel.Ground-floor businesses, along with a beauty store and a mobile phone repair business,were shut down when the fire broke out.

No evacuations were ordered. But some anxious citizens of a residence abandoned their building,enduring cold temperature and eye-stinging smoke until they were safe to return.

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