Lowndes County couple loses house during early morning fire
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Lowndes County couple loses their home in an early morning fire.
Fire Coordinator Neil Austin says the blaze happened on Mason Drive West, just after 3:30 AM.
The homeowners reported hearing a noise on the back porch and went to investigate.
They found a wall of flames and were able to escape without injury.
The house was engulfed by the time District 3 firefighters got to the scene.
The Red Cross is assisting the homeowners.
A pet was lost in the fire.
Austin believes the fire could be electrical in nature but the investigation into a cause continues.