STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Home destroyed in Monroe County fire

Firefighters say kids playing with fireworks led to the home going up in flames.

Posted: Sun Jan 21 21:35:45 PST 2018
Updated: Sun Jan 21 21:35:45 PST 2018

Speech to Text for Home destroyed in Monroe County fire

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.

in flames this afternoon in monroe county. they were called to the home on highway 278 between amory and greenwood springs. becker-athens fire chief doug buchanan says the fireworks caught a bale of hay next to the house on fire, and the flames spread from there. no one was living in the home, so no one was hurt. seven departments responded to the fire
Tupelo
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 82°
Columbus
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 80°
Oxford
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 81°
Starkville
Overcast
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 75°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather