Firefighters Battle Multiple Blazes - - Jackson, MS

Firefighters Battle Multiple Blazes

Fire Danger

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories we'll have for you tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Firefighters throughout the Metro area have been on high alert trying to stay one step ahead of grass fires.  Annette Peagler will have the latest on the fire danger!

We have an update on breaking news from this evening.  A house fire in Jackson is now being investigated as a possible case of arson.

Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour is speaking out in defense of New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie and he is not holding back on the media or Christie critics.

The dry conditions are fuel for fires, so when will the weather give us some relief? Walt Grayson is here tonight with the latest on your First Alert Forecast, and he says get ready for another cold blast!

And in sports, Travis Recek says it's a slam dunk! He will have highlights from big high school games, Jackson State takes on Texas Southern and a big payday for Mississippi State's Defensive Coordinator!

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