Fire destroys a home in the Sunrise Community

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Sunrise family lost they house they were living to fire Wednesday afternoon.

The early afternoon fire occurred at a home in the 1100-block of Sunrise Road a brush fire behind the home is believed to have spread to the home and catch it on fire.

Firefighters from Sunrise and Runnelstown fought the blaze, but were unable to save the structure.

The family was away from home at the time of the fire, though their two dogs were inside the home when the fire started and were unaccounted for.

The home was a total loss.

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