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GRANDISLE, La. - A fire at an apartment complex in Grand Isle left a woman and a man dead Wednesday night, according to the Louisiana State Fire Marshal Butch Browning.

The damage was contained to several units on the second floor of the Willow Creek apartment complex in the 2700 block of Highway 1, officials said.

Around 9:30 p.m., firefighters found that the blaze had started in the woman's apartment and spread next door to the man's residence.

Upon the arrival of the Grand Isle Fire Department, the two victims had already perished, Browning said.

There's no word on what started the fire, but Browning said the investigation may take several days.

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