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Ten-year-old boy among two dead in Port Allen fire

1 month 2 weeks 5 days ago Friday, February 02 2018 Feb 2, 2018 February 02, 2018 8:19 AM February 02, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

PORT ALLEN- Emergency crews worked a deadly house fire early Friday morning in Port Allen.

The fire occurred at a home in the 8600 block of North River Road.  A family member said Trevor Baker, 10, and Henry Williams, 74, died in the fire. Carolyn Baker, 55, and a 9-year-old girl were hospitalized. The two were treated and later released. 

According to Fire Marshal Butch Browning, investigators don't believe there were working smoke alarms in the home.

A family member says the fire was sparked by a space heater as the children were getting ready for school.

The fire is still under investigation.

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