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Beyonce and Jay Zs New Orleans mansion catches fire – Daily Mail


Beyoncé and Jay Z’s ‘$2.4million New Orleans mansion catches fire’… as 22 first responders arrive to battle blaze

  • A New Orleans mansion reportedly own by megastars Beyoncé and Jay-Z caught fire on Wednesday night
  • The blaze started at the $2.4 million historic property around 6:15pm local time, but had been fully extinguished around two hours later 
  • The power couple are said to have bought the home in 2015, after it was acquired by Sugarcane Park LLC, which is managed by the singer’s mother Tina Knowles
  • DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the 39-year-old star who have so far been unavailable for comment 

A New Orleans mansion in the Garden District reportedly owned by megastars Beyoncé and Jay-Z caught fire on Wednesday night.   

According to reports, the blaze started at the $2.4 million historic property at 6:15pm local time, and had been fully extinguished around two hours later after 22 firefighters arrived at the scene.

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for the 39-year-old star who have so far been unavailable for comment.

Alarm: A New Orleans mansion reportedly own by megastars Beyoncé and Jay-Z caught fire on Wednesday night in the Garden District

Alarm: A New Orleans mansion reportedly own by megastars Beyoncé and Jay-Z caught fire on Wednesday night in the Garden District

Alarm: A New Orleans mansion reportedly own by megastars Beyoncé and Jay-Z caught fire on Wednesday night in the Garden District

A fire department spokesperson told the New York Post: ‘If they didn’t get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic home.’ 

Nola.com was first to report that the three-story Spanish Baroque property was owned by Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z, 51.  

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined but was was contained by 7pm. and only reached one-alarm fire status. 

Owners: The power couple are said to have bought the home in 2015, after it was acquired by Sugarcane Park LLC, which is managed by the singer's mother Tina Knowles (Pictured 2019)

Owners: The power couple are said to have bought the home in 2015, after it was acquired by Sugarcane Park LLC, which is managed by the singer's mother Tina Knowles (Pictured 2019)

Owners: The power couple are said to have bought the home in 2015, after it was acquired by Sugarcane Park LLC, which is managed by the singer’s mother Tina Knowles (Pictured 2019) 

The power couple are said to have bought the home in 2015, after it was acquired by Sugarcane Park LLC, which is managed by the singer’s mother Tina Knowles. 

Built in 1927 as the Westminster Presbyterian church, the spacious property boasts six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, covering 15,200 sq ft.  

According to Realtor.com, before it was transitioned into a home in 2000 it was used by an eight-dancer ballet company. 

The property also includes gorgeous hardwood floors from top to bottom, rich red detailing, elaborate chandeliers and an alluringly antique claw-foot tub. 

First responders: A fire department spokesperson said if they 'didn't get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It's a historic home

First responders: A fire department spokesperson said if they 'didn't get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It's a historic home

First responders: A fire department spokesperson said if they ‘didn’t get there when they did, it could have been much worse. It’s a historic home’

Another enticing feature is the rooftop garden – said to be the largest in all New Orleans – that helps to keep the rooms below cooler in summer while providing excellent city views.

The mansion also boasts 24-foot ceilings, and an open-concept staircase leads to the upper stories.

The master suite seems fit for a queen with romantic chandelier, deep red walls and tall windows.

And the master bath – besides the remarkable bathtub – has a floor laid out in gorgeously designed tile and a crescent-shaped window bathes the space in light.

Historic: Built in 1927 as the Westminster Presbyterian church, the spacious property boasts six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, covering 15,200 sq ft.

Historic: Built in 1927 as the Westminster Presbyterian church, the spacious property boasts six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, covering 15,200 sq ft.

Historic: Built in 1927 as the Westminster Presbyterian church, the spacious property boasts six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms, covering 15,200 sq ft. 

One of the guest bedrooms features deep blue-purple walls and white trim, while another features burnished golden walls and white wood trim.

The main kitchen features smooth cabinets, marble granite countertops and rustic tile flooring, while tall windows allow the light to shine through.

One of the other separate in-house residences includes a more quaint kitchen with white cabinetry and blue countertops.

It is not yet clear the full extent of the fire damage.  

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