NEW HOPE, Miss. (WTVA) – No one was injured in a morning house fire in Lowndes County.
The house fire happened in the New Hope area on Overview Drive.
Lowndes County Fire Coordinator Neal Austin says the fire originated in the kitchen area of the single-story house.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to that area.
He says a woman was inside the house at the time of the fire but was able to get out safely.
Lowndes County District 3 volunteer firefighters responded to the scene, with aid from Columbus firefighters.
Anthony Colom with the Columbus Fire Department says the call came into his department sometime near 9:55 a.m.
Austin describes the damage as moderate.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.