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Fire destroys home on Hollier Road in Duson

Posted at 8:25 AM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 12:15:56-05

A home in Duson is a total loss after a fire broke out on Tuesday morning

The homeowner and his dog were able to escape the fire, but the home located in the 800 block of Hollier Road is a total loss.

Duson Fire Chief Coby Duhon says that a preliminary cause of the fire is electrical. The fire broke out at 6:24 am on Tuesday and was quickly contained. Crews remained on scene until around 10:00 am.

Duson Fire

Fire in the 800 block of Hollier RoadThe Scott and Judice Fire departments assisted the Duson Fire Department in bringing the fire under control. Officials say that due to a lack of water supply and mechanical failure the departments required assistance from Youngsville and Carencro.

Fire departments in rural Lafayette Parish have asked for assistance due to recent equipment failures. A tanker truck belonging to the Duson Fire Department broke down on Monday while crews were responding to another house fire.  Read more on that, here.