Fire destroys home in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Jones County Fire Council

An early morning fire destroyed a home near the Currie community, off Luther Hill Road, in Jones County, Monday, April 14.

At 3:33 a.m. volunteer fire units from Glade, Powers, and M&M Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 18 Vinson Road.  Glade VFD was the first to arrive on scene and found the approximately 1,500 to 2,000 square feet home fully engulfed in flames.

The owner of the home, Jimmy Smith, was not at home, but out of state at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Jones County Sheriff's Department.

Also responding to the fire was Jones County Fire Coordinator Dan McKenna, Jones County Sheriff's Department, and Dixie Electric Power Association.