UPDATE, 8/26/22, 4:20 p.m.: According to the Lafayette Fire Department, the deceased has been identified as Jordy Dugas, 33, of St. Martin Parish.
ORIGINAL: YOUNGSVILLE, La. (KLFY) – Firefighters from Youngsville, Milton, and Broussard Fire Departments responded to a residential fire at 812 Austin Road, Youngsville, La. at 10:15 a.m. August 20.
When responders arrived, one out of the three people were trapped inside the burning house, which resulted in their death, stated authorities. Emergency crews discovered the body in a bedroom once the fire was brought under control. The home sustained heavy fire damage, the report stated.
An investigation is being conducted into the fire and the fatality.