One dead in Morehouse Parish house fire

MOREHOUSE PARISH - One person is dead after a fire engulfed a home in Mer Rouge Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said around 3:30 p.m. they responded to a fire in Mer Rouge on Collinston Highway.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene including Bastrop Fire, Collinston Fire, Mer Rouge Fire and the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office. 

It is believed there were about 3-4 people in the home at the time of the fire.

One person was confirmed dead.

The identity of this victim isn't being released yet. 

It's unclear right now what caused this fire. 

This is an ongoing investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office and we will keep you updated with the latest information as it becomes available to us. 

 


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