Home damaged in afternoon fire - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Home damaged in afternoon fire

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson firefighters battled a blaze Monday afternoon at a house in west Jackson.

Jackson Fire Department District Chief Dennis Satcher said units responded to the fire around 4:30 in the 5500 block of Williams Drive off Wiggins Road.

He said a passerby saw the fire and went around the corner to Fire Station 24 on Wiggins Road to report it to firefighters.

Upon arrival Satcher said they were told a child was inside and began conducting a search.

Flames were seen coming through the roof.

No one was found inside the burning house.

Satcher said the unidentified woman who lives there returned with the child to find the structure in flames.

She did not want to comment on the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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