SHANNON, Miss. (WTVA) - Firefighters responded to a house fire west of the city limits on Highway 45 around 3 o'clock Tuesday morning.
The homeowners were home but managed to get out of the house before it filled with smoke.
The homeowner told WTVA his dog woke up he and his wife. Once outside the home, another dog belonging to the homeowner ran back inside and did not make it.
The home suffered severe smoke damage, according to Fire Chief Jamey Burrow. The home is considered a total loss.
Shannon Fire Department, Nettleton Fire Department and South Lee firefighters all responded to the house fire and assisted in putting it out.