Fire completely destroys house on Vernal Lane; 4 residents displaced

Shreveport, LA – According to the Shreveport Fire Department, this unfortunate incident occurred around 3:10 p.m. Monday.

It happened in the 800 block of Vernal Lane.

Shreveport Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.

The responding crews saw black smoke coming out of the home.

They were able to extinguish the fire from the interior of the structure while dealing with a gas leak.

All four residents were able to escape the home safely.

No one was injures in this incident.

The home is a complete loss, officials said.

The cause of fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.