Rustin blaze destroys storage barn, vehicle - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Rustin blaze destroys storage barn, vehicle

By Jeff Daley jdaley@wdam.com

RUSTIN, MS (WDAM) - A late afternoon fire destroyed a storage barn, vehicle, and other possessions inside.

The fire broke out at about 4:00 at a home in the 400 block of Hopson Road. Volunteer units from Rustin and Sandersville were the first to be called in. Powers firefighters were then called in to assist.

Sandersville was the first to arrive on scene and quickly deployed a heavy water stream from a deck gun to suppress the flames and protect nearby structures.

The blaze leveled the barn and left a vehicle and other items in the barn in ruins.

The homeowner suffered minor burns in the fire, but declined treatment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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