Jones officials investigating "suspicious" trailer fire

This unoccupied mobile home in Ovett was destroyed by a fire Thursday night that investigators are calling suspicious.
This unoccupied mobile home in Ovett was destroyed by a fire Thursday night that investigators are calling suspicious.

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County officials are investigating a fire at an unoccupied mobile home in Ovett that they are calling suspicious.

A blaze at a trailer on Ada Street Thursday night gutted the home.

No utilities were connected and no one lived there. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m.

About 16 hours later, county firefighters responded to another fire at a mobile home in the Jenkins Community.

They were able to save that home, but that fire caused extensive damage to the roof.

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