‘Suspicious' fire destroys vacant Slidell home, fire department says


SLIDELL – A fire destroyed a Slidell home on Sunday morning, according to the St. Tammany Fire Protection District. 

The fire occurred at 1320 Forestwood Drive around 3:45 a.m. When firefighters arrived, fire was coming from the roof of the home. The fire was brought under control in about 27 minutes, the fire department says. 

The fire was reported by a neighbor who lives behind the home and reported seeing smoke and flames. 

The home was vacant at the time of the fire and was for rent. Investigators believe the cause of the fire is suspicious as there was no electricity in the home. The cause remains under investigation. 
No one was injured, the fire department says. 
 

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