Lake Charles Firefighters responded to a house fire at 807 Gulf Street shortly before midnight. According to witnesses the flames could be seen in the front window of the home.
"I came out of my friend's house and I saw something glowing in the front window there and it didn't look right. The next thing I saw were flames and smoke. I went back in and we called 911. The fire department was here and so were Lake Charles Police," said Darrel Talbot. "It all happened real fast. At first the flames were just in the front area of the home. Then you could hear the front windows start to break. After that the flames and smoke just took over."