PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - A man and his grandson have been taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at their home in Prairieville. The fire happened early Sunday morning in the 15000 block of Beau Jon Avenue around 6:30 am.
A friend of the family told our 9NEWS crew that the man and his 16-yr-old grandson were asleep in the house when the fire started in the attic. The man was able to escape the house through a side window, his grandson was found unconscious in a hallway outside of his bedroom door. CPR was administered and medics were able to revive him.
Both were taken to a hospital, the grandfather is expected to be okay but the condition of the grandson is unknown. We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.