Authorities investigate deadly camper trailer fire in Hammond

Authorities investigate deadly camper trailer fire in Hammond

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Officials are investigating a deadly fire in Hammond Sunday morning.

Hammond Fire Department responded to a fire call at a camper trailer in the 44000 block Recile Lane at about 5 a.m. Sunday.

The State Fire Marshal said firefighters found a dead victim and a female victim with burn injuries. The injured female was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Kace Neilsen, assistant fire chief of Hammond Fire Prevention Bureau, says they are working with the State's Fire Marshal's Office and the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

"The structure was very well involved this morning. We had about three engines, a rescue truck, and a command vehicle out here this morning. Currently, we're working together, just trying to figure out what happened," Neilsen said.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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