A Lafayette family says they're lucky to be alive after a trailer fire spread to their home.
The fire started just after five o'clock Sunday night on Della Street near the Breaux Bridge Highway. One trailer was a total loss, and two others were damaged. Luckily no one was... more »
The City-of-Crowley could cut off fire protection services for areas outside of city limits.
Tuesday, the Crowley City Council said it's frustrated the Acadia Parish Police Jury hasn't finalized a contract. If a deal isn't reached, Crowley will stop providing fire protection by June first.
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A Leonville business burns to the ground; police say it could be arson and politically motivated.
That fire happened early Wednesday morning. The flames broke out just hours after election results came in adding fuel to the fire that it was politically motivated.
"It was completely down by... more »
Just after one o'clock Sunday morning, a major fire riped through Landry's Seafood and Steakhouse in Jeanerette.
The restaurant suffered major damage in the kitchen area, and severe water and smoke damage throughout the rest of the building. Nobody was inside at the time of the fire. KATC'S Chris... more »
At least eight families are out of their homes as of Friday night.
That's after a fire at an apartment complex in the five-thousand block of West Congress Street in Lafayette. Tenants that we spoke with are very shaken up, and they say they've never seen anything like this... more »
A major fire in Abbeville sent two people to the hospital including a firefighter, but not before he was able to make a dramatic rescue.
"There was so much smoke and flames" Justin Roy was on his way back home when he noticed smoke billowing over Robie Circle just... more »
Around 2:30 Saturday morning a car traveling in the 1000 block of Kaliste Saloom Road veered off and hit an apartment. Chief Leonard Blackwell with the Lafayette Fire Department says the car's gas tank ruptured causing it and the apartment to go up in flames. Three people were inside the... more »
LE MOYEN, La. (AP) - Authorities say the Rev. Fanley Thomas and his wife, Florence, of Mamou, were killed when their car was hit by a train near St. James Baptist Church, where Fanley Thomas served as pastor. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received a call shortly after 7... more »
An 89 year old Acadia Parish man is dead after fire broke out in his home. State Fire Marshal, Butch Browning, says Mason A. Guidry Sr. was smoking a cigarette when it fell into his garbage can, igniting the flames, now he's hoping a new state law can prevent anymore... more »
GIBSON, La. (AP) - Two separate crashes over the weekend killed eight people in Louisiana, the latest on Sunday morning, when four teens died and a fifth was critically injured when a stolen car ran off a curve and hit a tree, police said.
All five people in the... more »