Fire heavily damages home in Jackson County

Fire heavily damages home in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Crews were on scene of a house fire in the Fort Bayou area of Jackson County late Saturday night.

The home is located on the 16000 block of Franklin Drive, off Waycross Drive.

It was still an active scene as of 10:00 p.m. Few details are available from investigators, but a WLOX news crew said there was heavy damage to the home, and it appears to be a total loss.

The homeowner said he was in Gulfport when the fire broke out. He said a dog was alone inside the home, and a family member was able to get the dog out safely.

The Central Jackson County Fire Department is handling the investigation. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

We'll have the latest information Sunday on Good Morning Mississippi.

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