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Kaplan Firefighters battle house fire on Amerada Road

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UPDATE: The fire, according to a neighbor, is now out and the occupants were able to make it to safety.


Kaplan Firefighters have confirmed that they are on the scene of a fire at a residence on the outskirts of town

Video from a witness shows flames fully engulfing the home. A neighbor tells KATC that the fire is happening in the 5000 block of Amerada Road.

Fire and Rescue crews are currently on scene and the fire is being put out. 

It is unknown if anyone was inside the home at the time of the fire. The neighbor says that the home is next to a gas plant. Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office is also on scene according to the witness. The sheriff's office says they have not heard of any concerns relating to the gas plant 

We will update as more information becomes available. 

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