Lafayette

Carencro Fire Department: Known Drug House Destroyed in Fire

At 12:24pm Carencro Fire Department Responded to 725 Potier Road for a house fire. Carencro along with Scott and Lafayette fire departments were able to get the fire under control within 15 minutes before it spread to nearby structures. The home was a known drug house and was unoccupied at the time with no utilities. The home was in the process of being demolished when one of the workers moving a bed dropped it on a container which then exploded causing the fire. According to one of the workers the house was riddled with hypodermic needles and starting fluid spray cans for automobiles. No one was harmed.