Covington County fire claims one life - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Covington County fire claims one life

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday, a fire broke out at a home on Shirley Sanford Rd. in Covington County.

Volunteer firefighters from Sanford and Seminary Fire Department responded to the home which was engulfed in flames.

There was one fatality involved, but authorities are not disclosing any information or identifying the victim.

With situations like this, Seminary Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief, Clayton Speed, recommends everyone check their smoke detectors, or contact their local fire department for assistance.

Copyright 2013 WDAM. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Judge Curry has high hopes for Hub City Municipal Court

    Judge Curry has high hopes for Hub City Municipal Court

  • Judge Curry has high hopes for Hub City Municipal Court

    Judge Curry has high hopes for Hub City Municipal Court

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:23:05 GMT

    A new municipal court judge will be sworn in later this week in the Hub City. Forrest County Justice Court Judge Wes Curry will replace Judge Jerry Evans starting October 2nd as the new municipal judge. Curry will hold both judge positions after a ruling from the Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood’s office. “Because both positions are in the judicial branch of government, a person can serve in both positions at the same time without violating the ...

    More >>

    A new municipal court judge will be sworn in later this week in the Hub City. Forrest County Justice Court Judge Wes Curry will replace Judge Jerry Evans starting October 2nd as the new municipal judge. Curry will hold both judge positions after a ruling from the Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood’s office. “Because both positions are in the judicial branch of government, a person can serve in both positions at the same time without violating the ...

    More >>
  • Laurel mayor expects positive economic outlook

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:39:07 GMT
    Photo Source: WDAMPhoto Source: WDAM

    Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee said things are looking better for the city. 

    More >>

    Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee said things are looking better for the city. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly