Queensborough fire damages 3 homes

Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 6:18 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2023 at 10:26 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Two families were displaced when a fire destroyed two homes and nearly destroyed a third.

On June 3 at 3:31 a.m., the Shreveport Fire Department received a call reporting a fire in the 2900 block of West College Street in the Queensborough neighborhood. When firefighters arrived on the scene at 3:33 a.m., they discovered that two two-story homes were fully involved and a third home was being exposed nearby.

Forty firefighters fought the flames.

Two of the homes were considered a total loss, and another home sustained moderate damage. One of the homes was vacant, but the other two were occupied. Two families have been displaced because of the fire; one family consists of two adults and five children, and another family with two adults and their pets.

Fire damages three homes.
Fire damages three homes.(ksla)
Fire damages three homes.
Fire damages three homes.(ksla)

Red Cross is working with the families.

Three people were treated on the scene for possible minor injuries.

An investigation is ongoing.

More updates to come as information becomes available.