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Fire guts house in Gray; 77-year-old occupant escapes

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GRAY, Louisiana — Terrebonne Parish authorities say fire gutted a house in the Gray community Wednesday morning but the home's 77-year-old occupant wasn't hurt.

The Courier reported (http://bit.ly/1g95m52 ) Russell Alexander Griffin says he was alone at the time the fire started around 7 a.m.

Griffin says he saw smoke in a hallway and discovered the fire in the kitchen. He got out of the house.

Firefighters from Schriever put out the fire. An investigation into its cause continues.


Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com

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