While the cause of the fire is still uncertain, a malfunctioning compressor in one of the building's air conditioning units might have been to blame. Crews fixed the air conditioning system to get the museum open again.
Officials estimate the repairs and cleanup of the Presbytere will end up costing less than $500,000.
• New Orleans Presbytere reopens six weeks after minor blaze [The Advocate]
• The Presbytere Will Remain Closed For Three to Four Weeks [Curbed NOLA]