Shreveport man killed in fatal fire

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA)- Shreveport Firefighters have confirmed that a man died in an house fire early Thursday morning.

Firefighters report that this fatality is Shreveport's first deadly blaze of 2009.

The fire broke out shortly after 6 a.m. at a home in the 1600 block of Cascade St. When fire crews arrived on the scene, reportedly they found a man in his early 20's unconscious inside the home.

The victim was rushed to LSU Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. At this time the victim's name has yet to be released by authorities.

The cause of this fatal fire is still under investigation.

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