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25-year-old dies in Shreveport house fire

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A Sunday morning house fire in Shreveport ended tragically.

A call was placed to the Shreveport Fire Department at 3:26 a.m. It took fire crews only five minutes to arrive at the 3000 block of West Cavett Drive.

Around 30 firefighters worked desperately to get the blaze under control.

There were four people in the home when the fire started. Three of them were able to escape through a bedroom window, according to a press release. One person was unable to get out and died. That person has been identified as John Johnson, 25.

According to the release, two vehicles in or near the carport at the time of the fire. One was totally destroyed and the other sustained significant damage due to heat from the blaze. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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