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Verot School Rd. house fire: extinguished

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Posted at 8:47 PM, Nov 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 23:13:45-05

The fire is out tonight on Verot School Road, according to spokesperson with the Lafayette Fire Department.

Lafayette firefighters and police were on the scene of a residential fire near the 2400 block of Verot School Road, in the vicinity of Camelia Boulevard and Ambassador Caffery.

Spokesperson Alton Trahan said crews received the call at 7:23 P.M. Occupants told firefighters that the house was occupied by the time the fire occurred.

When firefighters arrived on scene, occupants were outside reporting the home was on fire. Emergency crews entered the dwelling to search for other possible occupants and extinguished the fire.

The fire was brought under control within 45 minutes, they say.

The dwelling sustained major fire damages.

One firefighter did sustain a minor injury and is being treated at a local hospital.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Video submitted to KATC by Jacob Griffin shows crews on scene:

KATC was on the scene with Eman Boyd.

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