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Woman died in Pointe Coupee house fire; investigators found no working fire alarms

2 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, July 27 2021 Jul 27, 2021 July 27, 2021 1:41 PM July 27, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATCHELOR - A woman was found dead in her home after it caught fire Friday. 

Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal said the 61-year-old woman was found dead in bedroom of the home on 3rd Street in Batchelor. Pointe Coupee Parish Fire District 1 identified the victim as the owner of the home.

The fire marshal's office said they found no working smoke alarms in the home.

Fire investigators believe the fire began in the laundry room of the house, but they are still investigating how it started. 

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