May 20, 2024 | From New Orleans Fire Department

Update: Victim Found Following Investigation of One Alarm Residential Fire

The body of an adult male was located inside the scene of this morning’s one alarm fire (2606 Gordon St.), at approximately noon today. The victim was found following a collaborative search conducted by New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) Fire Investigators and Special Operations personnel, the New Orleans Police Department, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal along with special cadaver locating dogs provided by Louisiana Search and Rescue and Mercy Search and Rescue. The victim’s body was found inside a foyer-type area near the home’s primary entrance at the front-left corner of the second floor. A second search of the residence is being conducted to confirm there are no other victims. Formal identification of the victim will be made following a full investigation.