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One resident safely rescued after Gulfport house fire

Gulfport firefighters responded to a house fire on 29th Street in Gulfport where they recovered...
Gulfport firefighters responded to a house fire on 29th Street in Gulfport where they recovered one resident.(Fire Marshal Pat Sullivan)
Updated: Aug. 24, 2020 at 7:25 AM CDT
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GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulfport firefighters responded to a house fire on 29th Street where they were able to get one person out of the house safely.

According to Chief Michael Beyerstedt, crews responded to a call of fire around 7:23 p.m. and arrived at a house engulfed in flames.

Beyerstedt also said that the house was “extensively damaged” and the resident was given temporary housing from American Red Cross.

The resident was recovered and sustained no injuries. The scene is still under investigation and the cause of the fire is unclear.

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