Fire marshals investigate fatal camper fire at a Marrero tow yard

Camper fire
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State fire marshal investigators are on the scene of fatal camper fire in Marrero. Investigators the fire started just before 1 a.m. this morning on 4th street and that one person is dead.

The Times Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate reports, The victim has not yet been identified but was living in the camper which was parked at RJS Towing tow yard. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputy spotted the fire while making an unrelated traffic stop nearby. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes. The man's body was found in the sleeping area of the camper.

NEWS ALERT- State Fire Marshal deputies are on the scene of a camper fire investigation in Marrero involving one death.MORE: https://t.co/JUO061dEcN pic.twitter.com/6CRZYA8nDh

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