Local family displaced after children alert adult to working fire


Central Fire Department (Photo credit Mayor Barrow.)

CENTRAL, La. (BRPROUD) – The Central Fire Department responded to a working fire on Sunday.

Children may have saved the life of a sleeping adult in this case.

The adult was awakened by children who recognized that a home was on fire.

The home was located on Cloudland Dr.

Despite the efforts of the homeowner, the fire was still burning when firefighters arrived at the scene.

Image courtesy of Central Fire Department

Firefighters with District Six were able to extinguish the fire.

Fire investigators with the Baton Rouge Fire Department are still working to figure out what started the blaze.

CFD says, “the Red Cross was called to assist the displaced family.”

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