25-acre fire started in Copiah County after 4-wheeler backfires

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 3:03 PM CDT
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COPIAH CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Multiple agencies are responding to a 25-acre fire in Copiah County on Saturday.

An Emergency Operations Center dispatcher says the incident happened at 11:38 a.m. on St. Paul Road between Weston and Harvey Road.

According to the dispatcher, the fire started after a four-wheeler backfired.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission sent two bulldozers to the scene to assist with extinguishing the fire.

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