16 displaced after three-alarm fire Uptown

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Sixteen people were displaced after a three-alarm fire in Uptown Wednesday morning.

The fire broke out at the apartment complex on 3415 Carondelet Street around 12:03 a.m., according to The New Orleans Fire Department.

Firefighters arrived on scene and found an an unoccupied wood-framed, camel-backed shotgun duplex with fire and thick black smoke coming from the first floor attic and the windows of the second floor.

According to the report, the fire extended to a multiple-family apartment building that contained eight apartments. Seven of those units were occupied, according to NOFD.

Thirteen adults and three child were displaced.

There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The New Orleans Police Department, Entergy and New Orleans Emergency Medical Services assisted in the mitigation of this incident.

The American Red Cross was requested to assist the sixteen residents displaced by this fire.

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