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March 2, 2024

Scott, LA – Discarded Fireworks Cause House Fire, Injures Firefighter on Country Living Dr

March 2, 2024

Scott, LA (July 05, 2021) – On Monday, July 5th at about 12:30 a.m., the Scott Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the 200 block of Country Living Drive.Β 

Upon their arrival, firefighters witnessed heavy flames coming from the attic. They gained entry and were able to quickly get the fire under control.Β 

An investigation revealed that the fire was accidental in nature. The homeowner and their family failed to properly dispose of used fireworks, tossing them into a plastic rubbish bin on the side of the house. The fire smoldered in the bin, then spread up the outside wall, and into the attic.Β 

All family members safely escaped after they smelled smoke.

The structure took major fire damage in the attic and only minor damage in the living area.Β 

No civilians were hurt during the incident but one firefighter did sustain injuries. His current condition and the nature of his injuries are unknown.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

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7.05 Scott, LA - Discarded Fireworks Cause House Fire, Injure Firefighter on Country Living Dr

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