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Candle sparks fire in mobile home near Morgan City

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Posted at 10:14 PM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 09:03:47-04

Firefighters in Morgan City say a mobile home fire on Monday evening was caused by a candle.

Officials say the fire occurred at 8:20 pm on April 3 at a home in the 1000 block of Ciro Street in Siracusaville.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a fallen citronella candle and is believed to be accidental.

The mobile home was occupied by one person who was able to escape the fire.

The home is a total loss, according to fire officials. No one was injured.

An hour after the this incident, firefigthers responded to a small fire contained to the breaker panel of a residence on 6th Street in Morgan City.

No injuries were reported on that call.

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