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Fire in Vermilion Parish claims life of two elderly men

PERRY, LA (AP) - The Louisiana fire marshal says two brothers in their 80s died in a house fire in the Vermilion Parish town of Perry.

Fire Marshal Butch Browning identifies them as 84-year-old Davis Nunez and his brother, Wiley Nunez, who was about 81 years old.

The fire was reported about 7:00am. Browning says it appears to have started at or around an electrical outlet in the older brother's bedroom.

He says it does not appear to be arson and he notes that the house did not have any smoke detectors.

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