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Jones Co. man hospitalized after mobile home fire

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A Powers Community resident was severely burned in a mobile home fire early Friday morning.

Passersby noticed the fire just after 5 a.m. – noting that flames were shooting out the windows and door of one end of the home. Firefighters were immediately notified. 

The unidentified man was hospitalized at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel – and was later sent to a burn center in Georgia. Authorities say he was burned severely from the waist up.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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