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According to the Mooreville Fire Department, a family of five lost their home in an early morning house fire Thursday morning. It happened on Highway 371 near the Itawamba/Lee County line.

Posted: Jun 28, 2018 7:56 AM
Updated: Jun 28, 2018 2:53 PM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - According to the Mooreville Fire Department, a family of five lost their home in an early morning house fire Thursday morning. It happened on Highway 371 near the Itawamba/Lee County line. 

The fire department said when they responded around 2:00 in the morning, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

No injuries were reported, but the house is considered a total loss.

It appears the family did lose one of three dogs in the blaze.

The Richmond Fire Department is setting up a clothing drive. Those wishing to help, contact teshatodd4189@gmail.com.

This story will be updates as new information becomes available.

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