Officials say woods fire is arson

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two volunteer fire departments are fighting a woods fire that officials say was intentionally set.

The fire is burning off of Bells Ferry Road and covers seven to eight acres, according to Fire Marshal George Mixon.

Mixon told WLOX News the fire is burning intensely and is a case of arson.  The Cuevas and West Harrison County Volunteer Fire Departments are on the scene.

WLOX News has a crew on the way to the scene.