Local Firefighter Dies in House Fire

firefighterAn off-duty Rapides Parish firefighter dies after his home catches fire, Sunday evening.  He’s 24-year-old Dustin Bordelon.

Authorities say they saw thick smoke coming from the house, but were able to put out the blaze and remove the victim.  He was taken a hospital where he later died.

Investigators say the fire started in the kitchen.

KLAX ABC 31 News 11/25/13