LORANGER, La. -- The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office is currently working a fire in Loranger that has left one person dead Tuesday morning.
According to officials, just after 6 a.m., they received a call of a fire at a home on Toney Road, just off of Highway 1054.
Investigators located a body in the fire-damaged home, that they believe is 79-year-old George Schilling.
Family members tell investigators that the victim was a retired Kenner firefighter.
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