Halloween fire on Victory Road
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jones County, MS--Hebron, Calhoun, Soso and Pleasant Ridge volunteer fire departments responded to 25 Victory Hill Road just after 4:00 a.m. this morning to a report of a structure fire.  Homeowner Latasha Kilpatrick was home at the time the fire started.  She stated one of the occupants of the home started cooking and then went to take care of a small child in the residence.  Upon returning, the fire had already started at the stove and had begun spreading in the kitchen.  Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire with only the kitchen and living areas sustaining heavy damage.  
All of the occupants of the home escaped safely, though there was one feline fatality.  No other injuries were reported.  Emserv Ambulance Service and Jones County Sheriff's Department was also on scene.

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Dana Bumgardner
Public Information Officer
Jones County Fire Council
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