Fire damages Hattiesburg apartment

By Jeff Daley

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - An afternoon fire caused major damage to an apartment in Hattiesburg Sunday.

The fire occurred at around 1:00 p.m. Sunday at a first floor apartment at The Reserve at Park Place off of Weathersby Road.

When firefighters arrived on the scene flames were visible in the front of the building. The firefighters were able to extinguish fire quickly containing the damage to the one apartment.

"The crews went in, kept it contained to the room of origin and smoke and heat to the apartment of origin," said Bud McMahon, Battalion Chief, Hattiesburg Fire Department. "Had some smoke in other areas. We got it ventilated out. The only damage was to the one apartment."

Fortunately no was injured in the fire. The cause is under investigation.

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