Family escapes house blaze
Officials are investigating a blaze that severely damaged a house Thursday night.
According to Ruston Fire Department Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel, at approximately 10:48 p.m. Thursday, the RFD received a call of a house on fire on South Barnett Springs Road.
Brazzel said a family was sleeping in the house, when they smelled smoke, woke up and got out of the house. No one was injured.