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CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Chickasaw County deputies are investigating an early morning fire that killed a teenager, and injured two others.

Deputies told WCBI the fire broke out in a camper along County Road 92, near Houston around 4 a.m., Saturday.

Investigators said one of the teenagers woke up to flames, then a neighbor brought them to a nearby hospital, where they were later airlifted to Jackson.

A 16-year-old boy died at the hospital. The two other teens are still recovering.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

WCBI will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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  • Bud Bell

    The details of this story are still a mystery. The mother of the deceased teen is a very good friend of mine and her middle son is having surgery in the morning in Jackson, MS. PLEASE KEEP HER AND HER FAMILY IN YOUR PRAYERS DURING THIS TRYING TIME. THANK YOU.

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