JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A home on Hwy 29 in Jones County nearly burned to the ground Monday.
Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna said volunteer fire fighters from Soso and surrounding areas battled the blaze for nearly six hours.
He said someone passing by called 911 to report flames gushing from the house.
McKenna said no one was home when the fire started. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.