CATAHOULA PARISH (March 23, 2020) – On March 22, 2020, a 42-year old resident of Sicily Island in Catahoula Parish died from a mobile home fire. The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the circumstances of the fire.
The Sicily Island Fire Department and Harrisonburg Fire Department responded to a call at around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 22. The fire reportedly occurred on the 300 block of 7th Street, near the Peck Avenue intersection.
The body of the 42-year old tenant was located near the front door of the home. Catahoula Parish Coroner’s Office has not publicly identified the deceased and the cause of death is pending an autopsy.
Deputies believe the fire originated near the center of the structure in the living room area where the occupant was known to sleep.
The mobile home was completely destroyed as a result of the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victim of this horrible incident. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. REMOVE POST