Video: Two Fires in Two Days Raise Suspicion in Oktibbeha Co.

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OKITBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. – (WCBI) Another fire destroys an abandoned home near the Blackjack Community of Oktibbeha County.

According to East Oktibbeha County Volunteer Fire Chief Greg BalL, firefighters were dispatched to the empty home, located at the end of Fox Road.

It didn’t take firefighters long to get the blaze under control, but the house is a total loss.

Chief Ball adds that the investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s will be on the scene tomorrow to determine an exact cause of the blaze.

The Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department is also assisting in this investigation. The first fire was just a couple of miles away on Blair Road. That home was unoccupied as well.

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