Claiborne Parish, LA man dies in house fire

BATON ROUGE, LA (KSLA) - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office investigates a fatal house fire in Homer, Louisiana.

The fire reportedly broke out at a home located in the 1100 block of Louisiana Highway 79 in Claiborne Parish shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, officials said.

The Homer Fire Department arrived on scene to flames visible. In the home, firefighters reportedly found the body of 83-year-old Joe Tucker.

The State Fire Marshal's Office and Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Office is actively investigating this fatal fire.

More information could be released later this week as to the cause of this fire, if possible. Stay tuned both on air and online for any updates.