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Beyoncé's $2.4 Million New Orleans Mansion Catches Fire, Cause Of Blaze Unknown

Jul. 22 2021, Published 12:13 p.m. ET

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A multimillion home belonging to Beyoncé caught fire in the middle of the night.

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According to reports, the Single Ladies singer's $2.4 million New Orleans mansion went up in flames on Wednesday.

The fire began around 6:15 PM. It took 22 firefighters nearly two hours to put out the blaze.

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Local reports claim the fire at Beyoncé historical home was finally extinguished at 8:30 PM.

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“If they didn’t get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic home,” a department spokesperson told The Post.

He also revealed there was no injuries or evacuations.

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The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but officials say a smoke alarm was what alerted firefighters.

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Nola.com has previously reported the home belonging to Beyoncé and her Roc Nation CEO husband, Jay-Z.

As The Post points out, Sugarcane Park, LLC acquired the mansion in 2015.

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The Love On Top singer's mom Celestine Lawson -- aka Tina Knowles -- manages the LLC. The home is also registered to a Sherman Oaks, CA residence that is linked to Beyoncé.

The previous owner, Sandra C. McNamara, listed the historic mansion on the market for $2.5 million in 2013, records show.

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The 15,200 square foot home was built in 1927.

It has six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms.

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According to relator.com, Beyoncé New Orleans mansion was originally built as a Westminster Presbyterian church but was converted into a home in 2000.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z are known for living large.

The couple dropped a whopping $88 million in 2017 when they moved to Los Angeles.

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Their Bel-Air home boasted 30,000 square feet of indoor living with an additional 10,00 square feet outside.

2-acre compound came with plenty of amenities -- as it should for that price tag.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Southern California mansion featured a basketball court, a 15 car garage, four swimming pools, a media room, and even separate wings for members of their staff.

Radar has put in calls to both the fire department and Beyoncé's rep for comment on the New Orleans fire.

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