Two die in morning fire on Reeves Street

Published 1:54 pm Sunday, February 2, 2020

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A 29-year-old female and a 1-year-old female died in a house fire Sunday morning on Revees Street, according to a press release from the city of LaGrange.

The LaGrange Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 7:39 a.m. for an automatic fire alarm. According to the press release, firefighters arrived at 7:45 a.m. and found smoke showing from the attic but no visible flames.

The two victims were found in the bedroom, which is where the fire was located. They were removed from the structure but had succumbed to the fire, according to the press release.

The fire was under control at 9:10 a.m.

Two rooms sustained major fire damage and two other rooms received minor damage from the fire. The rest of the structure received smoke damage.

The LFD estimated fire loss including structure and its contents at roughly $20,000.

The scene is currently under investigation by the LaGrange Fire Department and LaGrange Police Department.