Friday morning fire destroys a home in the Powers Community

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Fire destroyed a home in the Powers Community Friday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched to a home in the 1500 block of Highway 184 at around 8:30 a.m. When they got to the scene the house was fully involved with flames shooting out the roof. The fire was spotted by a female occupant of the home who had just stepped out to go next door. She was able to get to the front door to let out several family pets. No one else was home at the time of the fire.

The home is a total loss. The cause is under investigation.

Volunteer firefighters from Powers, Glade, M&M, and Sandersville all assisted in fighting the fire.

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