Firefighters battle brush fire behind local church

Firefighters battle brush fire behind local church

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg firefighters responded to a brush fire behind Venture Church at approximately 11:34 a.m.

The fire started as a controlled burn that got out of hand due to gusts of wind.

Four trucks were on scene to contain the fire in the Venture Church parking lot. Two trucks had to leave the scene to contain the fire that spread into a residential neighborhood located behind the parking lot.

Lamar County firefighters worked with HFD to extinguish a shed and some wood fencing.

The fire was contained at approximately 12:15 pm.

There were no reported injuries.