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Fire fighters extinguish two fires in West Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Harrison County fire fighters spent their Sunday afternoon battling two fires. One woods fire and the other, a house fire. The massive woods fire started around 12:45 p.m. and burned in the Kiln-Delisle area near exit 20 on I-10. The fire caused serious gridlock on the westbound lanes on 1-10.

Sullivan said that while his department is still investigating the cause it was likely a lit cigarette thrown out of a vehicle.

The house fire was located in the Lyman community off of Crown Road and happened at around 1 p.m. Sullivan said luckily no one was home, but the home was completely destroyed and they are still investigating the cause.

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