Fires destroy home and warehouse

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Biloxi fire fighters have spent Saturday afternoon battling a house fire on Carter Road, just off Popps Ferry Road. The home caught fire early in the afternoon.

Luckily, no one was at home when the blaze began.

Fire fighters had the fire under control by 4 p.m. and were able to keep it from spreading to neighboring houses. No word yet on how the fire began.

Overnight, a plumbing warehouse in Saucier was destroyed by a fire. The Cowart plumbing warehouse and office building caught fire around 3:30 Saturday morning.

Fire units from Saucier and Lizana responded. Officials say they were able to keep the fire from spreading to nearby structures, but the building was lost in the blaze.

No one was injured in that fire. Officials are still investigating the cause.

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