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Scott Firefighters investigating house fire

Posted at 10:34 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-11 23:34:30-04

Scott firefighters are investigating a fire that destroy a home on Pecan Grove Road this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the home at about 5:15 p.m. When they arrived they found a brick home fully engulfed in flames.

Witnesses said the house was vacant but that vagrants were living in it. They also said they thought a woman was still in the burning home, but firefighters did not find anyone inside. The woman that witnesses thought was inside showed up a short time later.

No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The home was a total loss as a result of the fire damage.

Firefighters from Lafayette, Judice and Duson responded to assist.