UPDATE: MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Monroe Fire Department has released preliminary details about the house fire on Milton Street.
According to fire investigators, the house is considered a total loss. Fire crews worked for one hour to put out the flames.
While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, investigators say neighbors reported a couple of power surges before the fire started.
MFD reports that no one was home at the time of the fire.
Remember, if your power goes out, turn off all major appliances that were turned on before the outage; then, when the power is restored slowly bring your appliances back online.
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) (February 17, 2021 8:37 p.m.)– The Monroe Fire Department is currently fighting a fire on Milton Street.
According to sources who are close to the scene the house in located in the 1600 block of Milton Street in Monroe.
This is a breaking news situation, we do not have any details about what happened to start the fire, if anyone was home when the fire started, or if anyone was hurt in the fire.
We are working to get these details and we will share them with you when we get them.
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