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Man suffers second-degree burns in Queensborough fire

A Shreveport man escaped a house fire with first and second-degree burns. A Shreveport man escaped a house fire with first and second-degree burns.
Protesters set fire to several buildings in Ferguson. (Source: CNN) Protesters set fire to several buildings in Ferguson. (Source: CNN)
A Shreveport pastor is praying for a calm after the storm in Ferguson, Mo. (Source: Pool/CNN) A Shreveport pastor is praying for a calm after the storm in Ferguson, Mo. (Source: Pool/CNN)
A 51-year-old Shreveport man suffered first and second-degree burns as he escaped his home that was fully engulfed in flames in the 3600 block of Portland Avenue. Fire officials say the fire happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday. Hear the latest on KSLA News 12 This Morning.

Violent protests have emerged in Ferguson, Mo. after a grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Hear more on the unrest on KSLA News 12 This Morning. 

With protests happening nationwide after no charges were filed against Officer Wilson, one Shreveport pastor is praying for calm after the storm. The pastor will pray for peace in Ferguson this morning outside a Caddo Parish courthouse. Find out the details in an interview you don't want to miss.

Former Shreveport fire chief Kelvin Cochran, who's currently the fire chief in Atlanta, Ga., has been suspended for remarks he made about the LGBT community in a book. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed called his comments "disturbing." Hear suspension details on KSLA News 12 This Morning. 

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