Brush fire along Highway 49

HATTIESBURG,MS (WDAM)-  Officials blame dry conditions for a brush fire along highway 49 near the south gate of Camp Shelby.

Firefighters from Dixie, Mclaurin, Brooklyn, Sunrise and Hattiesburg were called in. They say flames started to spread towards the wooded area beside the highway, and threatened several structures.

Officials say it took about an hour to control the blaze, and they don't know what started the fire.