St. Amant home damaged by fire

ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) - Smoke detectors saved the life of an 11-year-old Thursday morning in Ascension Parish.

According to reports, the girl had been sleeping in a bedroom when the curtains in the room caught fire, triggering the detector.

The fire happened around 11:45 a.m.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Firefighters say most of the trailer suffered smoke damage.

The Red Cross is helping the family.

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