KATC is reporting that one person is dead after an overnight house fire in the 200 block of Roger Road in Scott.

According to Scott fire chief Chad Sonnier, firefighters responded to the home shortly after midnight. Very little information has been released to the public.

The State Fire Marshal's Office and the Lafayette Fire Department are still on the scene investigating the cause of the fire.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

Sonnier says that drivers should avoid the area this morning due to equipment block the roadway amidst the ongoing investigation.

We'll update this story as more information becomes available.


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