No injuries in Lowndes County house fire

The house fire happened on Overview Drive in Lowndes County.

Posted: Dec. 27, 2017 11:20 AM
Updated: Dec. 27, 2017 12:53 PM

NEW HOPE, Miss. (WTVA) – No one was injured in a morning house fire in Lowndes County.

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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. 

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