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Officials: Space heater sparked fatal trailer fire

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the man who was killed in an early morning trailer fire as James Kuykendall, Jr.

According to Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan, crews responded to the call at the Lakeview RV Resort on Highway 15 shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday. When they arrived on scene, the trailer was fully engulfed in flames.

Hargrove said Kuykendall, 66, was the only person in the trailer.

Sullivan said county fire officials determined the blaze was sparked by a space heater. 

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