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One person transported from south Jackson house fire

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Fire investigators have ruled the cause of a house fire in south Jackson Friday night as accidental.

Several Jackson fire trucks responded to a home on Meadow Forest Drive near Marwood Drive at about 9:20 p.m.

Division Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders said firefighters had the situation under control within 15 minutes.

He said one person was inside when the fire started but was able to get out.

We're told that person was transported to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

"When I walked outside, I just saw a big puff of fire and smoke, and I had run into the house and had got my momma and her boyfriend. He ran outside to see if the lady was okay, and that's when we called the police," said Anija Freeman, who lives across the street.

Sanders did not go into detail on what sparked the fire, but said the structure was extensively damaged and is now unlivable.

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