Jennifer Ortega

About Jennifer Ortega

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor on the weekends. Jennifer Ortega joins our team all the way from South Florida. She's worked for CBS 12 and Hola Tv in West Palm Beach. Although she's a long way from home, she's excited to be a part of the WCBI News Team.

Video: Starkville Hotel Fire

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -An afternoon Thursday fire destroys a hotel room at America’s Best Value Inn and Suites in Starkville.

A passerby noticed the fire coming from the second floor room and called authorities around 1:30 pm today. The Starkville Police Department where at the scene at Montgomery and Highway 12 and tell us no one was in the room at the time of the fire. Firefighters are not sure what caused the fire but the room was a total loss.  The hotel is open for business in spite of the early flames. The fire is still under investigation.