Family safely escapes quick-moving Carlyss fire - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Family safely escapes quick-moving Carlyss fire

Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss
Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss
Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss Fire on Sayles St, Carlyss

Carlyss, LA (KPLC) - A home on Sayles St. burned down late Sunday, sending family members scurrying for safety.  Fire crews from Carlyss and Sulphur responded to a call around 11:30 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries.

The owner of the home tells firefighters the blaze could have started near the fireplace. In no time, flames fingered their way into the attic and eventually burst through the roof. The fire quickly engulfed the entire house, which officials say is a total loss.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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