Eight people lose home after Forrest County house fire

Eight people lose home after Forrest County house fire
Forrest County Fire Coordinator Chip Brown said eight people lived in the home at the time of a fire, though all escaped. (Photo source: WDAM)
Forrest County Fire Coordinator Chip Brown said eight people lived in the home at the time of a fire, though all escaped. (Photo source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Emergency crews battled a house fire in Forrest County Monday evening.

The North Forrest Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene on Meadow Park Lane around 7:10 p.m.

Forrest County Fire Coordinator Chip Brown said eight people lived in the home at the time of a fire, though all escaped. One dog died in the fire in the fire, according to Brown.

Brown said they believe the fire started in the kitchen.

No injuries were reported, but the house is a total loss, according to Brown.