Metairie shed fire threatens several homes

METAIRIE-- Jefferson Parish Firefighters were called to an early morning  blaze in a shed behind a home on Amhurst Street in Metairie.

Firefighters arriving on the scene around 3:00 A.M. found a shed in the back of one home engulfed in flames.

They were able to evacuate the home, but the fire did damage the back of the home as well as a neighbor's shed.

No word on what caused the fire at this time.

We will update this developing story as more details become available.

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