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  • 2 dead in Calhoun mobile home fire

    January 28, 2015 12:39 PM

    CALHOUN - The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a mobile home fire that claimed two lives in the Ouachita Parish community of Calhoun. Officials say that the bodies of two adult occupants of the home were found in the charred debris early Wednesday morning. The Fire Marshal's... more »
  • Traffic at I-10/12 split; mobile home fire

    March 8, 2014 6:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - All lanes are open after a mobile home fire on I-10 eastbound at the I-10/12 split. Right now traffic is backed up to LA-77 in Grosse Tete. Stay with and watch WBRZ News 2 for the latest. more »
  • Fire Marshal: Man dies of smoke inhalation in mobile home fire

    March 3, 2014 2:50 PM

    JARREAU- An 85 year-old Jarreau man died of smoke inhalation in a mobile home fire in Pointe Coupee Parish. That's according to the State Fire Marshal's Office. Henry Jipson's body was pulled from the charred remains of the mobile home Saturday afternoon. The cause of the fire remains... more »
  • Authorities investigating Wisner fire

    February 8, 2014 10:20 PM

    WISNER, La. - Investigators say a woman found dead in a burning mobile home in Wisner likely committed suicide and that the fire was started by a cigarette. A news release from the Louisiana Fire Marshal's office says it investigated the fire Friday after the body of 64-year-old woman was... more »
  • Fire that killed 3 children started in living room

    December 26, 2013 5:03 PM

    HOUMA, La. - A fire inspector says the blaze that killed three children from Alabama started in the living room of the mobile home in Louisiana where they were staying. Houma fire inspector Michael Millett said Thursday that a space heater may have started the fire, but there was so... more »
  • Three children die in mobile home fire

    December 25, 2013 11:18 AM

    HOUMA, La. - A fire in a mobile home has killed three children and left their father with serious burns. District Chief Lane LaMarca of the state Fire Marshal's Office says the children, one girl and two boys, were 11, 12 and 13 years of age. The fire happened... more »
  • Firefighters pull man from burning home

    November 28, 2013 11:48 AM

    ZACHARY - Firefighters pulled a man from his burning home early this morning in Zachary. The 58-year-old man was found on the floor of his home in the Sweet Briar Mobile Home Park on Samuels Road. He was taken to the hospital. No other injuries were reported. The... more »
  • Fire destroys mobile home in Zachary

    September 29, 2013 7:35 PM

    ZACHARY - Investigators are looking into what sparked a fire at a mobile home in Zachary. It took firefighters nearly an hour to extinguish the blaze on West Port Hudson Plains Road Sunday afternoon. The mobile home was destroyed. more »
  • Firefighters find body inside burned mobile home

    September 2, 2013 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said they found a man's body inside a mobile home which burned overnight in Baton Rouge. Robert Combs with BRFD said investigators were leaving a suspected meth lab fire when they spotted the burning mobile home on North 22nd Street. He said firefighters found... more »
  • Police find 27 pets in mobile home, arrest residents

    June 3, 2013 3:13 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police charged two people in Thibodaux with cruelty to animals and juveniles after investigators said they found dozens of pets living in a mobile home with them and two children. Investigators cited Archie Horsley Jr. and Melinda Horsley for misdemeanor cruelty to juveniles and animals after the... more »
  • FBI: Raid of Minn. home disrupted 'terror attack'

    May 6, 2013 1:11 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - The FBI says a potential terror attack that it believes was disrupted by a mobile home raid was in its "planning stages" and the target was believed to be in western Minnesota. Buford Rogers was arrested Friday after a search of the 24-year-old's Montevideo home turned up Molotov... more »
  • 2 brothers killed in Ascension mobile home fire

    December 24, 2012 7:52 AM

    DARROW - The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating an overnight mobile home fire that claimed the lives of two brothers. Family members identified the boys as Kevin Porter, 4, and Dimanie Elder, 6. State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says the boys' mother and two sisters were able... more »
  • Officials dismantle meth lab at Vivian mobile home

    August 20, 2012 11:52 AM

    VIVIAN, La. - Authorities have arrested a 26-year-old Vivian man for making meth at a mobile home where three children were living. The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force were called to investigate a suspected lab Sunday after Vivian police found materials associated with a lab while working a trespassing call. Agents... more »
  • Mobile home fire sparks in Central

    February 1, 2012 2:41 AM

    CENTRAL - Investigators are looking into what sparked a mobile home fire in Central early Wednesday morning. The fire broke out at the home, located in the 14000 block of Frenchtown Rd., just after 1 a.m. It took crews about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.... more »
  • Mobile home fire displaces Baton Rouge family

    January 18, 2012 2:36 PM

    Baton Rouge - Firefighters said an electrical malfunction in the kitchen is to blame for a mobile home fire in Baton Rouge Wednesday morning. It happened just after 11 a.m. in the 3500 block of Victoria. The fire destroyed the kitchen and the living room of the home, according... more »
  • 3 found dead in Gulfport mobile home

    August 31, 2011 12:54 PM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - Gulfport police are investigating the deaths of three people found slain in a mobile home park. Harrison County Coroner released the names of the victims Wednesday - Gloria Morgan, 48, her son, Clarence Payton, 28, and family friend Charles Durr, 63, all of Gulfport. Hargrove... more »
  • Livingston delays action on mobile home ordinance

    June 10, 2011 1:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The Livingston Parish Council has put off a decision about mobile home regulations after hearing opposition to the measure in a public hearing. The proposed regulatory change would allow landowners to place mobile homes on their properties without meeting mobile home park requirements if the occupants of... more »
  • 18 arrested in assaults on 11-year-old Texas girl

    March 10, 2011 1:09 PM

    CLEVELAND, Texas - Eighteen juveniles and adults are accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl during a series of attacks after a lurid cell phone video circulated among a small Texas middle school. A search warrant affidavit obtained by several Houston media outlets says police determined the video was... more »
  • Crews fight mobile home fire in Livingston Parish

    February 22, 2011 7:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Firefighters worked a mobile home fire Tuesday evening in Livingston Parish. Crews were called to the home on Sharee Place north of Denham Springs. They said the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the attic area. Firefighters with Livingston Parish Dist. 5 and... more »
  • Three adults, found with kids at meth lab, arrested

    November 13, 2010 10:55 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office narcotics agents arrested three adults found with two children this week inside a working methamphetamine lab. Agents found the lab inside a mobile home Wednesday in a mobile home park in Iberia Parish, sheriff's spokesman Ryan Turner told The Advocate of... more »
  • 3 juveniles charged with arson in mobile home fire

    October 17, 2010 9:47 AM

    Authorities say three juveniles have been charged with setting the fire to a vacant mobile home in Gonzales that spread to another residence, which was occupied. No injuries were reported in Saturday's blaze. State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning announced the arrests in a news release Sunday. The release said... more »
  • Police searching for man wanted for burglary

    October 13, 2010 2:53 PM

    Police are looking for a man wanted for a residential burglary that happened on Ruffin Road in the Independence area in the early morning hours last Sunday. Authorities said 30-year-old Dujuan Otta Kelly, Independence, approached a mobile home and removed the AC unit so he could get inside. The... more »
  • Family gets more time to clean woman's home

    July 7, 2010 8:52 AM

    The Webster Parish Police Jury has approved giving an elderly woman's family until Sept. 1 to clean her mobile home or see it condemned. Betty Johnson's home was targeted for condemnation after an ambulance call during which ammonia from cat urine caused one crew member to faint and made another... more »
  • Man's body found in front of his mobile home

    May 26, 2010 7:59 AM

    An autopsy will be performed today on the body of a man who was found dead in front of his mobile home in Calcasieu Parish. Deputies say a relative found the body of Paul Edward Lee just before 6 p.m. Tuesday. Lee had suffered trauma to the head. more »
  • Trash fire sets mobile home ablaze in Central

    May 10, 2010 10:27 PM

    A mobile home went up in flames this afternoon in Central. It happened around 2:30 p.m. on Core Lane. The Central Fire Department initiated a defensive attack because the mobile home was fully ablaze and close to another residence on the same property. They were able to prevent the fire... more »
  • Pickup crashes into mobile home, driver killed

    March 26, 2010 7:02 AM

    A 64-year-old Rayne man died when his pickup truck careened off a Lafayette Parish street and crashed through a mobile home. Rodney Laniter was pronounced dead at the scene of Thursday's crash, which happened just east of the Acadia Parish line. Deputies say no one was inside the mobile home... more »
  • Man killed in fire in Lafayette

    January 27, 2010 10:47 AM

    A 54-year-old man from Lafayette died after his mobile home went up in flames. Fire officials say Stephen James Augustine was in the bedroom, where the fire started. The cause of the fire is under investigation. more »
  • Fire investigation in Baton Rouge

    January 22, 2010 6:30 AM

    An investigation is underway in Baton Rouge after an early morning fire at a mobile home in a trailer park at 3579 Victoria Drive near Airline Highway. It started just before 5 a.m. and when firefighters arrived, the trailer was engulfed in flames and is considered a total loss. The... more »

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