This morning at approximately 7:41am, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #6 members and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to a mobile home fire in the 200 block of Eight Mile Loop near Natchitoches according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The cause of the fire is being determined by NPFD #6.
Deputies say 34-year-old Alexander Trichel of Natchitoches was transported from the scene by EMS to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with 2nd & 3rd degree burns to his back suffered while attempting to save his animals from the interior of the home.
Some of the pets were rescued but sadly others perished in the fire.
The mobile home owned by M. Esparza was a total loss.
Any additional information should be obtained from NPFD #6.