Tyler Perry's father's home destroyed in fire

A massive blaze reportedly ripped through the Louisiana home of filmmaker Tyler Perry's father Monday night.

According to WBRZ, crews began fighting the fire at Emmitt Perry's Greensburg home about 8 p.m. after he "heard something popping in the attic." He escaped unharmed.

The home "is a total loss," WAFB reported. Officials said electrical problems may have sparked the blaze.

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BREAKING NEWS: Tyler Perry's father's home on fire in Greensburg, LA

Posted by WBRZ Channel 2 on Monday, March 13, 2017

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