House Fire in Desoto Parish Claims Life of Popular Businessman

By Jonathan McCall - bio | email

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - Desoto Parish official are on the scene of a deadly house fire. The fire started around 3:30 this morning on Highway 171, about 3 miles south of Mansfield.  The fire was at the home of a Mansfield businessman Rod Craig. A body was found inside of the house, and right now the coroner, and fire marshals are on the scene investigating the fire.  It has not been confirmed if the body is that of Craig's, but it is being sent for an autopsy. Fire officials are not sure what started that fire.