Fire officials respond to overnight residential fire in New Iberia

Iberia Parish House Fire

Several fire departments in the New Iberia area were called to the scene of a house fire just after 1:30 a.m. on Steven Street just off of Highway 182 in New Iberia.

According to Iberia Parish Fire Chief Guy Bonin, the fire was contained to a storage closet in the home’s garage.

There were residents home at the time, but no one was injured. It took roughly 20 minutes for the fire to be extinguished.  The damage remained contained to the garage, Bonin said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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