Fire Departments from Franklin, Baldwin, Centerville and Chitamacha responded to a Monday afternoon house fire on Eighth Street in Franklin which resulted in major damage to the structure. The Franklin Fire Department was dispatched at 1:31 pm with first units arriving at the scene three minutes later at 1:34 pm.
No injuries were reported and the cause remains under investigation. Also assisting at the scene were Franklin Police Department, Acadian Ambulance and CLECO.
The Red Cross is assisting the lone occupant of the home who was displaced.