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Jackson firefighters battle house fire

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Firefighters engaged in an intense battle Saturday afternoon trying save a Jackson home ravaged by flames.

Smoke could be seen for miles rising from the blaze at 1011 Arbor Vista Boulevard, off Robinson Road.

Jackson firefighters arrived around one o'clock to find flames shooting through the roof.

Despite their efforts to attack the blaze with water and foam, the roof collapsed.

The fiery debris fell into the interior of the home.

It is believed to be a total loss.

One firefighter, seen laying on the grass near the curb, appeared to have been overcome from the battle.

Deputy Fire Chief R. D. Simpson said no injuries were reported, and no rescue efforts were made.

The investigation continues into the cause of the fire.

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