Fire damages Hattiesburg home

Fire damages Hattiesburg home
fire scene

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg home suffered extensive damage after a Tuesday house fire.

Firefighters responded to the scene of a house fire on West 8th Street around 12:45 p.m. and within minutes had the fire under control.

Initial reports from neighbors led officials to believe someone was inside the residence at 119 West 8th.

Firefighters searched the residence and cleared the house. No one was found, or injured in the fire.

Fire officials were able to speak with the homeowner who accounted for everyone.

Hattiesburg fire, police and AAA Ambulance service responded to the scene.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.