Fatal Fire

Fatal Fire
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2020 - 8:40 pm
A disabled man died in a fire in Gretna after his father reportedly left home while cooking and left the stove on.
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NOFD
Kenny Kuhn
February 27, 2020 - 7:25 am
NOFD investigates a fatal fire that happened this morning in the 4600 block of Annette Street. At least one person is killed.
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Camper fire
La State Fire Marshal
Kenny Kuhn
February 10, 2020 - 8:30 am
State fire marshal investigators are on the scene of fatal camper fire in Marrero. Investigators say one person is dead.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 02, 2019 - 9:46 pm
A house fire in Gentilly has left one man dead. "The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched to 2726 O’Reilly Street," according to a news release. "Fire companies arrived within 4 minutes to find a single-story, wood-framed shotgun double with flames coming from the rear of the house."...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 28, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Officials say a 63-year-old woman apparently plugged space heater into an overloaded power strip, sparking a fire that killed her. "At around 7:32 p.m., NOPD and NOFD responded to a one alarm fire at a home in the 1500 block of Dante Street," Public Information Officer Paris Holmes said in an email...
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Chris Miller
July 17, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Four New Orleans Police officers have been fired and two more put on suspension, in the deadly car crash into the Unity-1 Salon in Broadmoor on March 20. New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said the NOPD's internal investigation found officers violated the department's policy on...
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Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office
Investigators are working to determine how a local fireman died in his home. They say it appears there had been a kitchen fire that was extinguished prior to his death. A pending autopsy may determine if the 41-year-old homeowner, an area volunteer fireman and paramedic, died from smoke inhalation...
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A man is dead after a fire on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish. State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating. "Marrero Harvey Volunteer Fire Company #1 responded to the call just after 1 a.m. in the 400 block of Avenue A," according to a Facebook post. "Though official identity and cause of death...
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Chris Miller
May 03, 2019 - 3:56 pm
An eleven-year girl badly injured in a Northshore fire this week has died. The Louisiana fire marshal's office says her brother remains in critical but stable condition. The children's grandfather was treated and released after the fire Tuesday at the home on Pat O'Brien road near Covington. The...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
Authorities say a man who allegedly set a car on fire is now charged with murder. "State Fire Marshal deputies, in collaboration with the Houma Police Department, have arrested a man in connection with a vehicle fire that spread to multiple occupied structures and resulted in the death of a 39-year...
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