Body found in vacant house fire

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A body has been found following an overnight house fire in Shreveport’s Lakeshore neighborhood.

Shreveport fire crews responded to reports of a house fire on the 2600 block of Lakeshore Dr. around 3:00 a.m. Monday.

Shreveport Fire Department tells NBC 6 the residence was a vacant house that had been boarded up.

Information is limited at this time, but Shreveport Fire Department tells NBC 6 that after crews were able to get the blaze under control, a body was found inside the residence.

The identity of the person, and the cause of the fire, are still under investigation.

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