Fire destroys home in Palmetto; no injuries

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PALMETTO – A two-story home was destroyed in a fire on Sunday afternoon.

The homeowner at 1346 Road 41 in the Palmetto community reported a fire in the carport at 4:16 p.m., said Palmetto Fire Chief Bobby Briley.

The homeowner was taken to the hospital for observation, but no other injuries were reported, he said.

Units from Palmetto, Belden, Verona and Furrs responded to the fire, which was near the Pontotoc County line.