Fire crews contain wildfire in Vancleave

VANCLEAVE, MS (WLOX) - Fire fighters in Jackson County spent the day Sunday battling a blaze in Vancleave. Authorities were called out to respond to a wildfire along Joe Batt Road near Fox Run Drive.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission, the U.S. Forest Service and the Fort Bayou Fire Department all responded to the 40 acre blaze.

Officials tell us the fire has been contained.

The state forestry commission tells us the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it appears to have been started by a person.

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