Livingston home destroyed after morning fire

Livingston home destroyed after morning fire

LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - What was once a family's home was reduced to rubble after fire destroyed it Thursday morning.

It happened on Clyde Blount Road near Livingston around 9 a.m.

Witnesses on the scene said firefighters struggled to put out the blaze because there were no fire hydrants in the neighborhood. However, the Livingston Fire Chief says there was a hydrant across the street from the location of the fire and they did not struggle to put the fire out.

The neighborhood is in a rural area of Livingston Parish.

It is unknown if there were any injuries.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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