A $2.4 million historic New Orleans mansion “allegedly owned” by Beyoncé caught fire Wednesday night.
A spokesman for the department confirmed that the fire started at 6:15 pm central day time and was completely extinguished by 8:30 pm following information from 22 firefighters.
“If they hadn’t gotten there, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic house,” he told The Post, adding that no one was injured and there was no evacuation.
Local Outlet Nola.com previously reported The property was owned by the 39-year-old “Homecoming” superstar and her husband, rap legend and 51-year-old Rock Nation guru Jay-Z. local abc affiliate housing also tied up to the Carters.
The cause of the fire in Garden District is not yet known. This was contained by 7 pm and had risen to the status of a one-alarm fire only (ranking the severity of the fire).
Sugarcane Parks, LLC acquired the home in 2015. The LLC is managed by Celestine Lawson (legal name) Beyoncé ©’s Mom, better known as Miss Tina) and is registered at a Sherman Oaks address where the singer has several other LLCs.
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Although the home is valued at over $2.4 million, it only moved hands in 2015 at a nominal recorded value of $100, according to city records. It was owned by the previous owner, Sandra C. McNamara in 2013 for $2.5 million, records show.
According to Realtor.com, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom home was built in 1927 as Westminster Presbyterian Church. As per city records, this building is spread over 15,200 square feet.
Before the house was converted in 2000, it had an eight-dancer ballet company, according to Realtor.com.
According to the listing, it consists of a large room, 26 feet long, which was once a sanctuary, wooden floors, a courtyard and a balcony.
Work has been done on the property since the most recent photos were taken in 2013, permit and inspection records show.
A representative for Beyoncé did not return the Post’s request for comment.
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