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Young girl killed in New Iberia apartment fire

3 months 21 hours 54 minutes ago Tuesday, March 16 2021 Mar 16, 2021 March 16, 2021 9:56 AM March 16, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW IBERIA - A Tuesday (March 16) morning apartment fire in New Iberia resulted in the death of a 7-year-old, officials say.

According to a social media post from the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal, as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, deputies were still at the scene of the fire, which occurred around 1 a.m. within the 500 block of Grand Prix Boulevard.

Firefighters report that after arriving and extinguishing the blaze, they located the body of a young girl inside.

Deputies are in the process of conducting an investigation into the incident and say more information will be released as it becomes available.

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