5 people escape Gautier home destroyed by fire - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

5 people escape Gautier home destroyed by fire

Flames destroyed a mobile home in Gautier Monday afternoon. (Source: WLOX) Flames destroyed a mobile home in Gautier Monday afternoon. (Source: WLOX)
Fire investigators are trying to determine what started a house fire in Gautier Monday afternoon. (Source: Amy Scamman) Fire investigators are trying to determine what started a house fire in Gautier Monday afternoon. (Source: Amy Scamman)
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -

Two napping children and three adults were able to escape a burning home in Gautier Monday, thanks to an alert neighbor.

Around 1:30pm, a resident on Petunia Drive saw flames coming from a back room on the mobile home, even before the folks inside knew it was on fire. Luckily, all five people managed to get out safely.

It took about two hours to douse the flames, and put out all the hot spots. Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire.

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