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One dead in fire suspected to be caused by space heater

4 years 2 months 1 week ago Sunday, March 08 2015 Mar 8, 2015 March 08, 2015 11:10 AM March 08, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

ROSEDALE - A man is dead after a fire broke out at his home in Iberville Parish.

Fire officials say they found multiple space heaters throughout the home on 78755 Rosedale Road where 64-year-old Curtis Trosclair lived. The fire happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Investigators say they found Trosclair near a bed engulfed in flames with one of multiple space heaters nearby.

Fire officials say the house was completely destroyed and believe the blaze started where the bed was located and was possibly caused by a space heater. An investigation continues for the cause of the fire.

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