A Jones County baby is fighting for his life after a late night fire

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A 15 month old baby is fighting for his life after being trapped inside a house on fire on Township Road in Jones County.

Jones County fire officials said the house went up in flames shortly before midnight Wednesday.

The home was occupied by 11 people. All escaped without injures, except the baby.

The male child was taken to South Central Regional Medical Center then air-lifted to a burn center in Georgia where he is listed in critical condition.

The home and a vehicle were deemed a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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