Fire destroys house in Monroe County

Monroe StockThe Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A woman in Monroe County was left homeless after fire destroyed her home on Thursday.

WCBI reports the fire was reported at about 5 p.m.

Volunteer firefighters from the Wren and Nettleton communities fought the fire at the home on Camargo Road near the Calvary Faith enter Church.

Resident Adell Jernigan was not at home when the fire started. Her son, George Holland, says his mother had been staying with him.

No injuries were reported and cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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