Posted: May 15, 2012 11:19 AM
Source: Associated Press
VILLE PLATTE- The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a house fire that claimed the life of a Ville Platte man.
Fire Marshal Butch Browning said in a news release the Ville Platte Fire Department responded to the fire shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday.
Browning says firefighters arrived minutes later to discover the home fully involved in flames.
He says one person in the house escaped the blaze and firefighters later found the body of 51-year-old Irving Antoine in his bedroom.