JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County family of 4 has lost their home to fire. The Oakman home on Mill Creek Road in the Myrick Community went up in flames this afternoon as the family was eating lunch at a local restaurant.
Volunteers from 3 different fire departments battled the blaze, but were unable to save the house. In addition to losing all their possessions, the Oakmans also lost a family dog in the fire.
The cause of the blaze has not been determined.