Fire engulfs building in Gulfport

GULFPORT (WLOX) - A vacant home was engulfed by flames Thursday afternoon.

Gulfport Fire Chief, Billy Bragg, told WLOX News that the call came in about a structure fire at Pass Road and Cowan/Lorraine Road at just before 1 this afternoon.

Bragg says that seven units responded to the blaze.  As of 2:30 p.m. units were still working to put out hot spots.

No one was in the home at the time of the blaze.

Moments after it began burning through the boarded up building, began receiving pictures and videos from the scene.  They show bright orange flames eating through the home's roof.  And smoke consuming the structure.

Be aware of traffic concerns in this area.  We will keep you updated on this developing story.

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