Jan 7, 2014 1:50 PM by MELISSA CANONE
A family of seven was able to escape a fire that destroyed their Breaux Bridge home Sunday night.
According to Chief Brian Castille of the St. Martin Fire District, firefighters from five towns responded to the 1100 block of Chess Broussard Road at 8 p.m.
Castille says the blaze fire was brought under control within an hour.
According to Castille, the fire began in the carport area of the home. The home, Castille says, is a total loss.
The fire is still under investigation.
More information If you want to help:
The family of seven lost everything including their cars. If you have anything to donate contact Gwen- 337-962-4559 or 713-419-0390. There are donation drop-off location in New Iberia and Breaux Bridge. They need everything including shoes and clothes, for the 5 kids.
The two girls: size 9
The boys: size 5 (small), size 7 and size 13.
You can also make a monetary donation here.