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.

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