Grass fire put out near Room to Room in Tupelo

By NEMS Daily Journal

The Tupelo Fire Department put out a grass fire blaze near a local business Thursday afternoon.

“Tupelo’s finest got here right in the nick of time,” Room to Room Furniture owner Lisa Hawkins said.

Three fire engines from the Tupelo Fire Department responded.

The flames from the fire reached near a fence close to a Room to Room warehouse. The flames were 20 to 30 feet high at one point.

Firefighters are investigating what caused the blaze.