Man who perished in Hattiesburg mobile home fire identified

The Hattiesburg man who perished in a Sunday morning mobile home fire has been identified.

Authorities say James Maybry, 66 was found on the floor of his home on Redus Street at around 1:30 Sunday morning. Maybry had apparently been overcome by smoke and could not get out.

Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the fire in an attempt to reach him, but unfortunately they were too late.

A friend was visiting Maybry at the time of the fire and was in the home at the time of the fire and was able to get our unharmed.

Two Hattiesburg firefighters sustained minor injuries fighting the blaze.

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