Natchitoches Parish man dies in Monday night house fire

By EverythingCenla

Everett Washington, 50, 190 Waterwell Rd., Natchitoches, died in a fire at his mobile home Monday night, said Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

Washington’s body was found in the kitchen area of his home. The 911 Center received the call about 8:23 p.m. that someone was trapped in the burning mobile home.

Family members attempted to save Washington, who was blind. The cause of the fire has not been determined. However, there was heavy damage to the center of the mobile home, Jones said.

There were no smoke detectors installed in the mobile home. Authorities do not suspect any foul play.

Fire District 6 arrived on the scene within six minutes of the initial call. Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s deputies, a sheriff’s investigator, Natchitoches EMS paramedics and the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.

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