Pierre Part house fire victims identified

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Posted: Aug 6, 2010 11:44 AM by Breanna Biehl
Updated: Aug 6, 2010 2:22 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Pierre Part, Ava Saucier, Jacob Saucier, Michael Saucier, house fire, victims, identified, grandfather, brother and sister, critical condition, burns, flames, assumption

Two toddlers and their grandfather died in an early morning fire in Pierre Part that also injured the
children's grandmother.

State Fire Marshall Butch Browning says investigators don't yet know what started the blaze that killed 61-year-old Michael G. Saucier, of Pierre Part, 2-year-old Jacob Saucier and 3-year-old
Ava Saucier.

Saucier's wife, Monica Saucier, was taken to Baton Rouge General Mid-City hospital with burns and trauma.

Browning says Monica Saucier got out of the second story of the residential camp. But the blaze was so intense that firefighters couldn't get into it when they arrived shortly before 1 a.m. Friday.

Browning says the fire spread to camps on either side by the time firefighters arrived.

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