According to Lafayette Fire Department spokesperson Alton Trahan, they responded to a reported house fire last night at 227 Benjamin Street shortly before 8:40 pm. When firefighters arrived on the scene, the house was fully engulfed.
A family of 7 from Breaux Bridge is trying to pick up the pieces after they lost everything in a house fire Sunday. Luckily, everyone escaped the fire safety and no one was injured. However, as they try to move forward, they are asking Acadiana for help.
A couple in Tennessee had to watch helplessly as their home burnt to the ground along with all of their belongings. But, they had company...the local fire dept was right there with them...watching it burn.