Fire destroys Jones County home

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.

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