Man and his dog killed in overnight fire in Opelousas


OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – UPDATE: Authorities said a man and his dog were killed in an overnight fire in Opelousas. The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Richard Trent Lane.

ORIGINAL: The Opelousas Fire Department is investigating a structure fire on Elementary Lane near S. Market Street.

According to Fire Chief Charles Mason, a fatality has been reported. No other details have been released at this time.

News 10 has a crew en route to the scene and will bring you updates as they come in.

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