Young girl killed in New Iberia apartment fire
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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