House fire in DeRidder a total loss

House fire in DeRidder a total loss

DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) - A house is a total loss after a fire on Maverick Street in DeRidder Tuesday.

The residents were not home, but the home is a total loss, said DeRidder Fire Chief Ken Harlow.The fire is believed to have started with a vehicle in the garage.

One of two dogs in the home died.

Harlow said firefighters were notified of the incident at 3:29 p.m. and the first unit reached the scene at 3:34 p.m. The fire was under control at 4:45 p.m. and the last unit left the scene at 8:29 p.m.

The DeRidder Fire Department was assisted by Beauregard Fire District No. 4.

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