Firefighters battle house fire in Ville Platte

Photo Credit: State Fire Marshals Office)

UPDATE: Authorities now confirm that one person was killed in the house fire in the 100 block of Robert F. Kennedy Avenue. So far, the identity of the victim has not been released and the cause is under investigation.

ORIGINAL:  Ville Platte firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire Saturday morning.

The fire was at a home located on Robert F.Kennedy Avenue.

Firefighters were dispatched at about 10 a.m and neighbors tell KLFY that a 105 year old man lived in the home.

There is no immediate word on if anyone was inside at the time the blaze started.






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