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St. Helena man treated in Baton Rouge following house fire

5 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago Tuesday, April 23 2019 Apr 23, 2019 April 23, 2019 10:52 AM April 23, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. HELENA PARISH - An elderly man was transported to a Baton Rouge hospital following a Monday afternoon fire in St. Helena Parish.

According to the State Fire Marshal's Office, the blaze was reported at a residence on Pistol Womack Lane just after 2:45 p.m. in Greensburg. Authorities say the elderly man woke up once he heard the smoke alarm going off. 

The man escaped the fire but was injured in the process. Officials say he was taken to Baton Rouge for treatment. No further information was provided on the man's injuries. 

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

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