Lightning causes fire at Jones County home

Lightning causes fire at Jones County home

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County home was heavily damaged in a fire Friday night that was caused by lightning.

Firefighters battled the blaze on Sharon Moss Road after lightning struck a tree and then the home around 5:30 p.m.

Fire officials said one end of the home was gutted, but firemen were able to put it out in time for the owners to retrieve some personal belongings.

No one was injured.