Residential fire claims life of Prairieville teen

Prairieville, La. - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a residential fire that killed a 15 year-old boy Sunday.

State Fire Marshal Butch Browning says around 6am Sunday, firefighters from the Prairieville Fire Department responded to a fire at 15005 Beau Jon Avenue.

Firefighters entered the burning building and rescued 15 year-old Antonio Collins. He was transferred to Our Lady of the Lake Medical where he died of his injuries on May 27 at 8:30 pm.

The State Fire Marshal's Office in partnership with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating this tragic fire.

The cause of this fire is still under investigation and at this time no suspicious circumstances have been discovered. There were no working smoke alarms in the home at the time of the fire.