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Jackson FD fights afternoon house fire

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Jackson firefighters responded to a house fire on Waycone Drive in south Jackson Friday afternoon. Jackson firefighters responded to a house fire on Waycone Drive in south Jackson Friday afternoon.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson firefighters responded to a house fire on Waycone Drive in south Jackson Friday afternoon.

According to Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis, firefighters were able to get the blaze under control.

The house reportedly has heavy smoke damage, but there are no obvious signs of structural damage on the outside of the home.

An unidentified 83-year-old male was taken to Central Mississippi Medical Center with minor smoke inhalation.

Fire officials say the blaze started in the kitchen but it's unclear how exactly it started.

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