JONES COUNTY (WDAM) - A family in the Calhoun community is without a home – after a devastating fire Wednesday morning.
Officials say the blaze destroyed the home around 7:00 in the morning. Firefighters from six units responded to the blaze at the home of Daniel and Lashonda Bynum.
District 1 Fire Chief Lee Garick says by the time his unit arrived, the home was nearly engulfed in flame. Heavy black smoke could be seen from eastern Jones County.
The couple and their two children lost everything – including their family pets. Authorities are investigating the cause.
If you'd like to lend a helping hand to the family, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 601-342-2301 or 601-319-1197.