Elderly living complex in New Roads catches fire; 2 transported to hospital

Elderly living complex in New Roads catches fire; 2 transported to hospital

NEW ROADS, LA (WAFB) - According to the Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office, a fire broke out Sunday evening at the False River Manor Apartments, an elderly living complex on Hospital Rd.

Two firefighter units were on the scene and the fire has been contained. Officials say the fire only affected two or three units.

One person, who was inside the complex when the fire began, was reportedly taken to the hospital with second degree burns. An additional person was also transported to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update the story with more information as it becomes available.

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