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Fig Street home majorly damaged in fire; no serious injuries

A home in the 1000 block of Fig Street in Morgan City sustained major damage early Wednesday morning after a fire started in the utility room area. Two firefighters were treated for minor injuries, but no other injuries were reported. Two vehicles and a boat were also damaged. The fire spread to the siding of an adjacent home. Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading beyond the other home’s siding, though. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

A Morgan City home sustained major damage, but there were no serious injuries after a fire started early Wednesday morning in a utility room.

Who tends loved ones' graves? Greenwood damage demonstrates the challenge

St. Mary Parish Public Works employee cuts limbs off of a pecan tree that fell and damaged grave sites at Thomas Cemetery during Monday's storm in Siracusaville. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Monday’s storm with strong winds blew down a pecan tree, causing damage to grave sites at Thomas Cemetery in Siracusaville.

Bears still on the move

A black bear is seen Thursday by U.S. 90 in Berwick. Another bear was spotted in a Patterson neighborhood Saturday. At least four bears have been hit by cars from Calumet to Centervillle since Thanksgiving, said Catherine Siracusa, parish black bear conflict officer. However, bear activity in residential areas appears to be lower than usual due to residents properly using their bear-proof garbage cans, she said. (St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office photo)

Black bears are out and about in the Tri-City area, but proper use of bear-proof garbage cans in the area appears to be limiting their presence in residential areas.

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