VANCLEAVE, MS (WLOX) - A mobile home in the Lake O Pines subdivision went up in flames early Monday morning. Crews rushed out to the scene around 4:00 a.m. Officials with the Central Jackson County Fire Department say the mobile home was fully engulfed when they arrived.
Central Jackson County Fire Chief Michael Belton said they had to take a defensive approach to battling the fire due to the extreme temperatures. Firefighters were rotated to keep from becoming overheated.
Neighbors said the home had been vacant for about six weeks and is less than three years old. Fire officials say the homes is a total loss.
Right now crews are still working to put out the hot spots. County investigators are on the scene and will go through and determine the cause of the fire.