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UPDATE: Officials investigate 'suspicious in nature' house fire in Franklin

Posted at 12:04 PM, May 01, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-02 06:26:48-04

FRANKLIN, La. — The Franklin Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire Sunday night.

At 11:10 pm, the Franklin Fire Department received reports of a mobile home fire in the 1500 block of Railroad Avenue in Franklin.

First responding units reported heavy fire showing throughout the entire home, according to Chief Chuck Bourgeois.

The fire was under control at 11:39 pm, fire officials say.

The structure was unoccupied and there were no injuries reported. The mobile home was a total loss.

The fire is still under investigation and is suspicious in nature, Chief Bourgeois says.