and one juvenile are dead after a fire engulfed a trailer in Campti over the
weekend. Investigators are still unsure exactly how the fire erupted and
claimed the family’s lives. State Fire Marshal Spokesperson Ashley Rodrigue
says it’s not common to see fires that are this devastating.
extreme and so is the extent of the fire damage. It has proven how difficult it
is. There is a lot of damage already on the ground.”
occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning on the 1800 block of Clark
Road. Rodrigue says investigators aren’t sure why the family did not respond to
the inferno but says early reports indicate they may not have been awake to
react to it.
“It was three
a.m. and it appears based upon where the bodies were located that this was an
incident where all three were asleep at the time.”
investigators discovered the bodies in the wreckage and sent them off to be
examined by the coroner. She says it appears the family did not get to spend
their last moments together.
“They were able
to locate two adult victims in a bedroom on the north end of the trailer and a
juvenile which we believe to be a 6-year-old boy was discovered on the west
side of the structure.”