|Posted on 6/6/2018 9:59:00 AM.|
An Opelousas man is under arrest after allegedly setting a series of fires targeted at harassing his ex-girlfriend. The suspect, 35-year-old Austin Ceasar, was slapped with a series of arson-related charges after authorities found evidence that connected him to three fires dating back to March 9th
|Opelousas, Arson, Fire Marshal, Fire, St. Landry Parish|
|Posted on 4/4/2018 1:50:00 PM.|
A fire in Bastrop claimed the lives of two children Wednesday morning. The two boys, seven and eight years old, died after a fire broke out that went undetected, but parents were able to able escape. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says the parents barely made it out alive.
|Bastrop, fire, Louisiana, children dead, Butch Browning|
|Posted on 8/10/2017 12:42:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Governor John Bel Edwards joined New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today to discuss the possibility of more flooding in the city, as a turbine caught fire overnight forcing a pumping station to move to last resort power.
|Governor John Bel Edwards, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans, flooding, state of emergency, pumping station, fire|
|Posted on 2/1/2017 1:30:00 PM.|
The state Fire Marshal’s Office believes an unattended pot left on a stove top led to a fatal fire at a Baton Rouge apartment complex that killed a 5-year-old girl. Chief Deputy Brant Thompson says an 18-year-old was caring for her sister, Treasure Garner, when she tried to cook fried chicken and left the apartment with a pot of grease on the stove.
|Brant Thompson, Treasure Garner, fire|
|Posted on 1/24/2017 11:49:00 AM.|
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a 28-year-old Covington man is dead after he lit his home on fire while in a drunken fight with his father. Deputy Chief Brant Thompson says the man’s father, twin brother and step mother, went out drinking and when they returned home, things got physical.
|Brant Thompson, Jamie Kellum, Brandon Kellum, fire|
|Posted on 3/24/2016 10:42:00 AM.|
Three people were killed in a tragic fire during the overnight hours in Winnsboro, a father and two sons. A mother, a daughter, and another son were also seriously injured. Brant Thompson, with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, says when the firefighters arrived, they found the singlewide trailer fully engulfed in flames.
|Brant Thompson, Winnsboro, fire|
|Posted on 1/25/2016 12:08:00 PM.|
The state Fire Marshal's Office says a family of four is on life support following a Sunday fire in West Monroe. Deputy Chief Brant Thompson says 26-year-old Jeremiah Owojori, his 24-year-old pregnant wife Ashley, and their two sons, aged 5-years and 7-months are in very critical condition, clinging to life.
|fire, West Monroe, Jeremiah Owojori, Brant Thompson|
|Posted on 9/8/2015 10:41:00 AM.|
The State Fire Marshal's Office says a house fire in East Carroll Parish has taken the life of a Lake Providence man. Kenneth Jefferson died in route to the hospital from injuries suffered while trying to put out the fire.
|East Carroll Parish, Lake Providence, fire, Butch Browning, Kenneth Jefferson|
|Posted on 9/4/2015 11:50:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's office says four workers at Renewable Energy Group, or REG, sustained injuries as a result of an explosion Thursday night at the bio-diesel plant in Geismar. Sheriff Jeff Wiley says an initial investigation revealed a hydrogen line under maintenance had become pressurized.
|Renewable Energy Group, REG, fire, ascension parish, jeff wiley, explosion, geismar, ascension parish|
|Posted on 8/12/2015 12:45:00 PM.|
A Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputy is being called a hero today after rescuing three people who were sleeping inside a burning home. Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson Chris Ivey says Deputy Josh Bienvenu used his quick thinking after driving by the burning house at around 3:40 Tuesday morning while on duty.
|Jefferson Davis Parish, Deputy, fire, Lacassine, Josh Bienvenu|
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