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Ville Platte man dies in house fire

3 years ago May 15, 2012 May 15, 2012 Tuesday, May 15 2012 Tuesday, May 15, 2012 10:19:32 AM EDT in News
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.

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