Fatal fire in Four Corners under investigation

Several agencies, including the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, District 11 Fire Department and St. Mary Sheriff’s Office, are investigating a structure fire on Edward Lane in Four Corners which resulted in a fatality early Saturday morning.

Fire District 11 responded to the fire call in the 100 block of Edward Lane in the 6 o’clock hour.

While the investigation into origin and cause is underway, deputies have learned through witness statements that the mobile home’s three occupants were able to escape initially. However, a male occupant returned to the trailer to retrieve something and never re-emerged.

Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department initially reported that they were also assisting at the scene of the fatal fire.

(Third photo courtesy of St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office)