One person dies in house fire

One person has died in an early morning house fire in the south Forrest County community of Brooklyn.  The Forrest County Coroner's Office says an autopsy will be performed and dental records will be used to confirm the identify the victim, who died in a home fire on Old Highway 49, near Forrest County Agricultural High School.

The fire broke out before 6 a.m.

Other authorities said there were more people in the home who escaped the fire.