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CPSO Investigating Late Night Fire That Claimed the Life of 12 a Year Old

The State Fire Marshal deputies, in partnership with the Lake Charles Fire Department and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, are investigating a late night fire in Lake Charles involving multiple injuries and one death. LCFD responded around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 14, to a call for a trailer fire located in the 300 block of Dobbertine Drive. The four occupants in the home at the time of the fire were transported to a local hospital. They included the male homeowner as well as a 39-year-old mother and her two children, a 12-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy.
While three of the occupants remain hospitalized, receiving various levels of care, the 12-year-old girl has died.
More information will be released as it becomes available.