Firefighters fought Monday afternoon to keep a raging house fire on East Ardoin from jumping next door to the Guillory Oil complex and its battery of gasoline storage tanks.
The fire broke out about 2 p.m. at 163 East Ardoin.
India Anderson, 14, holds the paperwork for a cruise trip this week, given her by Dreams Come True Louisiana representative Tammy Parrott, right, of Mamou. India, her mother Michelle Guillory, left; sister, Shiya Ceasar, 7, pictured; and brother Jai, 11, and sister Mikel Guillory, 19, (neither pictured) will cruise to Cozumel, where India plans to swim with dolphins. Dreams Come True helps fulfill dreams of young people with life-threatening diseases.
By this time next week, India Anderson will have lived her dream -- swimming with dolphins in the open sea, thanks to a Louisiana non-profit that makes it possible for some youngsters with life-threatening diseases to realize their dream.