NOFD Battles early morning fire in the Bywater

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NOFD battles 2-alarm fire near St. Ferdinand and Royal Streets

New Orleans, La.– The New Orleans Fire Department was called to an early morning fire in the back of a home, near the intersection of St. Ferdinand and Royal Streets.

Firefighters say that the fire started in a shed behind the home and quickly spread to a second shed, causing a second alarm to be called.

All people in the home were able to escape without injury and the fire was brought under control around 4:30 a.m.

The cause is under investigation.