SFD investigating a vacant house fire in the 1300 block of Cleveland Drive. (Source: Cody Jennings/ KSLA News 12)
(Source: Cody Jennings/ KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -
Shreveport Fire Department is investigating after a vacant house and pickup truck caught fire Wednesday morning.
It happened shortly after 4:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of Cleveland Drive. SFD was notified by a passerby, according to an email from EMS Officer Clarence Reese.
When firefighters arrived they found flames coming from the truck and the side of the house. According to fire dispatch, the fire may have started with the truck and spread to the house, including a small portion of the attic.
Firefighters say they had the fire under control in about 5 minutes. In total, it took eight units and 24 firefighters to extinguish the blaze. Crews remained on scene until 6:04 a.m. extinguishing hot spots.
No injuries were reported in the fire. The abandoned pickup was not reported stolen and was a total loss.
The cause is under investigation by the Shreveport fire prevention.