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Perry County home destroyed by fire

A Perry County home was destroyed by fire this afternoon.

A 2:30 p.m. blaze destroyed a home on Bailey Road. New Augusta fire officials say the fire started in the back of the house and may have resulted from a mechanical problem with a water heater.

About 10 acres of surrounding forest land was also burned. One Petal firefighter suffered minor injuries in the fire.

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