Fire officials investigate cause of Lowndes County blaze

Fire officials are investigating what caused a house fire near New Hope.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019 8:21 AM
Updated: Mar 12, 2019 1:16 PM

NEW HOPE, Miss. (WTVA) - Fire officials are investigating what caused a house fire near New Hope.

It happened Tuesday morning, according to Lowndes County Fire Coordinator Neal Austin.

The fire started just before 12:30 a.m., and it took firefighters approximately three hours to put it out, Austin said.

No one was home at the time.

The house is considered a total loss. 

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