Early morning fire engulfs former MLK Head Start building

The Natchitoches Police Department received a call on March 6 around 4:30 am of a fire at the former Head Start building on MLK. Engines 1 and 3, Rescue 1, Truck 1, Chief 2, Fire Investigations, Fire Safety Officer and Chief 1 were dispatched.

A fire was found and extinguished using pre-connected hose lines. The fire was controlled and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office was contacted.

The fire is currently under investigation by their office.