CLINTON, Miss. (WTVA) — Seven people, a mother and her six children, died in a house fire early Saturday morning near Jackson.
WLBT-TV reported the fire happened at a home around 12:30 a.m. on Old Vicksburg Road in Clinton just west of the Jackson city limits.
Fire Chief Jeff Blackledge said the victims ranged in age from 1 to 33.
He added the father survived but suffered smoke inhalation, burns, cuts and bruises.
The state will look into what started the fire.