(WBRZ News 2) Emergency crews are working a deadly house fire early Friday morning in Port Allen.
The fire occurred at a home in the 8600 block of North River Road. Authorities say that a 74-year-old man and a 10-year-old boy died in the fire. Two females, ages 55 and nine, were transported to an area hospital.
Victims is this morning’s deadly house fire: 2 fatalities- 74 y/o Male & 10 y/o Male. 2 injures- 55 y/o Female & 9 y/o Female. @WBRZ Injured victims were transported to Baton Rouge Burn Unit.— Taylor Evans WBRZ (@taylorevansnews) February 2, 2018
According to Fire Marshal Butch Browning, investigators don't believe there were working smoke alarms in the home. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.