Truck catches fire, burns carport, neighboring house

Published: Jan. 31, 2020 at 5:47 PM CST
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PLAQUEMINE, La. (WAFB) - Two houses in Plaquemine were damaged after a truck caught fire under a carport Friday morning.

The fire happened before 11 a.m. near the intersection of Julia Street and Long Street on Jan. 31.

Plaquemine Fire Chief Darren Ramirez says a truck pulled under a carport before catching fire for reasons unknown. The fire burned through the carport and damaged a neighboring house.

Ramirez says nobody was home at the time of the fire.

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