Monroe townhouses set ablaze, four homes damaged

Fire sets townhouses ablaze in Monroe
Fire sets townhouses ablaze in Monroe(Source: KNOE staff)
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 2:39 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 6:46 PM CST
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Two townhouses are severely damaged and two others need major repairs following a fire on the 1400 block of Erin St. in Monroe that happened on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

The Monroe Fire Department was called around 11:00 A.M. to respond to a fire. When they arrived, MFD says they saw a section of townhouses ablaze.

Additional units were called and the fire was brought under control.

There’s no word yet what caused the fire. Someone was at home at the time of the incident, but no one was injured.

MFD would like to remind the community that they will install or replace smoke detectors free of charge.