THE LATEST: Three dead in early morning house fire in Kaplan

Arabella and Rory (Family Submitted Photo)

KAPLAN, La. (KLFY) – Fire officials in Kaplan, La. say three people, including two childen and one adult have died after a blaze burned a home on Romeal Road just after 5 a.m. Sunday.

The victim have been identiifed as 22-year-old Felicie Cloteaux, 3-year-old Rory Hudson, and his 1-year-old sister, Arabella Hudson.

Kaplan Fire Chief Jacob Mathiew said the children’s mother was inside the home when the blaze began but was able to escape and was treated at a local hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, however investigators have determined that the fire originated in the central area of the home near a living room couch.

Authorities said there were no working fire alarms in the home.



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