Fire destroys three downtown Heidelberg buildings

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An early morning fire Wednesday destroyed three downtown buildings in Heidelberg.

The fire was discovered at about 4:30 a.m. in the 300-block of Main Street.

Firefighters arrived to find two vacant buildings and a barber shop fully engulfed. It's believed the fire may started in the barber shop.

Fire units from several Jasper County Fire Departments along with the Heidelberg Fire Department fought the blaze. All three buildings are a total loss.

The Jasper County Fire Investigator and the State Fire Marshals office are looking into the cause.

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