Fire damages property of a local business.
The Jones County Fire Council says the fire swept through Jose's Body Shop on Highway 15 North early Thursday morning. Volunteer firefighters from at least four units worked to extinguish the blaze.
The owner of the body shop says several vehicles were inside the body shop at the time of the blaze. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.
No injuries were reported. The fire council says damage is estimated at more than $500,000.