There are three homes that are vacant on a property on Carmel Drive, and Lafayette fire officials say someone set a fire at two of the homes.

Lafayette Fire Department Spokesman and Investigator Alton Trahan, says via press release, that they were called out to a blaze at home in the 1100 block of Carmel Drive.

There are actually three vacant homes on that property, and one of the homes could be seen with a tremendous amount of smoke coming from the structure.

When the fire fighters started checking the other houses, they found a small fire in another home.

It took about ten minutes to bring the fire under control at the first structure.

Now investigators are wanting answers? If you know anything about the fire at these rental properties please tell authorities.

You can call Lafayette Crime Stoppers anonymously to report information by calling 232-TIPS(8477). If you prefer, you can call and talk to someone at the Lafayette Fire Department by calling 337-291-8716.

These rental properties were sitting vacant for about two weeks before this fire at around 4:30 this morning.





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