Posted: Feb 4, 2011 10:10 AM by Kate Durio
Updated: Feb 4, 2011 10:38 AM
A Jennings man is dead this morning following a trailer fire last night in Acadia Parish.
Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon says that Thursday evening deputies responded to a report of a camper on fire on Hackberry Lane near Jennings.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, deputies arrived to find the trailer was fully engulfed in flames. Evangeline Fire Department also responded to the incident.
A male subject was located in the trailer and identified as Nathan Whiddon, age 66 of Hackberry Lane, Jennings was located inside the trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office assisted in the investigation.