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Elderly woman narrowly escapes house fire in Covington County

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

An elderly woman narrowly escaped a fully involved house fire Sunday night. 

A call came into Covington County Volunteer Fire Department around 11:40 p.m. with reports of a chimney fire. 

When firefighters arrived, the home was fully involved. 

The woman was the only one in the home, and escaped without injury. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 
Officials that responded to the fire include Covington County Sheriff’s Department, Seminary Volunteer Fire Department, Southeastern Covington County Fire Department, Southwestern Covington Co Volunteer Fire Department, and Southwest Jones County Volunteer Fire Department. 

Willmut Gas Company, and Mississippi Power responded to the scene.

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