New Orleans Mansion Reportedly Owned by The Carters Catches Fire

A mansion in New Orleans reportedly owned by Beyoncé and JAY-Z caught on fire Wednesday night. The three-story home was said to have burned for two hours before 22 firefighters put out the fire. reports a one-alarm fire was called into fire personnel around 6:15 p.m. when the residential fire alarm went off.

“If they didn’t get there when they did, it could have been much worse,” a spokesperson for the New Orleans Fire Department said. “It’s a historic home.”

There were no injuries at the home and no details if someone was present at the time. The home is a 1920s Spanish baroque mansion purchased by a company, Sugarcane Park LLC, managed by Tina Lawson. The company’s mailing address is the same as Parkwood Entertainment’s.