Fire destroys abandoned apartment building

Fire destroys abandoned apartment building

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Firefighters battled a blaze in Gulfport on Sunday.

An abandoned apartment building in the 1100 block of 43rd Ave. caught fire sometime during the afternoon. A man who is believed to be homeless was living in the abandoned building, but was not there at the time of the fire.

The building is destroyed, and an investigation is ongoing to determine how the fire started.

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