Three Perish in La. Apartment Fire

Three people have been killed in an apartment fire in Louisiana.

Another person suffered a leg injury when they jumped from the building in Metairie, according to WDSU

Jefferson Parrish Chief Dennis Guidry told reporters: "We have a two alarm structure fire in the 2300 block of Harvard Avenue with three victims that have perished as a result of the fire." 

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The three victims were in the the same apartment. 

The cause is under investigation.