Bedroom fire kills 1, critically injures 1
MONTEGUT, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say a 79-year-old man is dead and a 43-year-old man is critically injured after a fire that apparently started in a bedroom and spread to the whole mobile home.
The dead man is identified as Ernest Paul Lebouef. Authorities say Chad Michael LeBlanc was reported Thursday in critical condition at West Jefferson Medical Center.
Authorities say they don’t know what started the fire, but believe it started in a bedroom. The investigation is continuing.
Montegut is about 45 miles (70 kilometers) southwest of New Orleans.