Fire destroys Area 5 clothing store

A two-alarm fire overnight destroyed Dark Desires, a new clothing boutique in Shreveport. No one was hurt in the blaze which took several hours to extinguish.


Clothing Store Fire
Fire Destroys Dark Desires Overnight

No cause for the blaze has been reported. Authorities are investigating but will not say whether they suspect arson or not.


“There was heavy fire from the front of the building,” the Fire Chief reported, raising questions about the origins of the blaze.

Although no official estimate of damages is available, fire personal and investigators say the building and the contents of the store are almost a total loss.

Dark Desires is owned by @RavenSkeldergate, a native of Shreveport. Skeldergate recently returned to the area after spending several years traveling. Her travels fed a unique fashion perspective that many in Shreveport were looking forward to experiencing and owning. Ms. Skeldergate was not available for comment despite repeated requests.