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Fire destroys Jones County home

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A fire destroyed a home at 232 Township Road in the Glade Community of Jones County Wednesday night.

According to authorities, 10 people escaped the home, however, a 15-month-old boy received critical burns in the fire.

He was transported to South Central Regional Medical Center but was later airlifted to a pediatric burn center in Georgia.

Firefighters were on the scene until after 3 a.m. Thursday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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