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Person killed in house fire in Houma; others escape blaze

March 4, 2022 GMT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — One person has been killed in a house fire in Houma, authorities said.

The fire happened shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday, WWL-TV reported.

Fire crews said other residents in the home at the time were able to escape the smoke and flames.

Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control within about 10 minutes, officials said.

The cause remained under investigation early Friday.