Early morning fire destroys apartment building in Church Point

(Photo Credit: La. Office of State Fire Marshal)

CHURCH POINT, La. (KLFY)– An entire apartment building was destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday in Church Point.

Crews were called to the eight unit apartment building at 908 W. MLK Street around 4 a.m.

Authorities say heavy fire was already showing from the apartment building when they arrived.

Additional crews from several nearby communities were summoned when the fire quickly escalated to four alarms.

Authorities say all efforts to wake up the residents and get them out were successful.

There were no reported injuries.

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s office was called to investigate the cause and origin which has so far been ruled undetermined.

The Red Cross organization has sent representatives to work with the displaced families.

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