STURGIS, Miss. (WTVA) - A couple came home from church to find their house enfulfed in flames Sunday afternoon.
Oktibbeha County Fire Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said the fire broke out around noon at the Stallings house on Parnell Road.
The Sturgis, Central Oktibbeha, Choctaw and Ackerman Fire Departments responded to the scene. The fire even spread to the woods nearby.
There was no one home at the time, but the house is a total loss. The cause is being investigated.
The homeowners told WTVA they did lose one of their dogs in the fire.
Donations for the Stallings family can be taken to the Sturgis Baptist Church or the Adaton Baptist Church.