Three die in early morning Gulfport house fire

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - An early morning house fire in Gulfport claimed the lives of three people.

According to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove the three victims are 32-year-old Jeremy Nofsinger, 12-year-old Jessie Sanders and 8-year-old Kaleb Sanders.

Gulfport Fire Department Assistant Chief Billy Bragg tells us the fire started around 1am Friday morning at 14358 Williamsburg Drive, off of Dedeaux Road.

Bragg says state fire marshals are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Hargrove says the mother and wife of the victims was at work when the fire started.

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