Bogue Chitto home burns

Published 12:36 am Friday, April 7, 2017

A Bogue Chitto home caught fire Thursday afternoon and resulted in the total loss of the mobile home, Lincoln County Emergency Management Director Clifford Galey said.

The residents were not at home when the blaze began at 1857 Parkhill Lane SE, Galey said. It started about 1 p.m.

No one was injured as a result of the fire, however, the family’s dog was trapped inside the structure, he said.

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Bogue Chitto Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire.

They were joined by units and firefighters from Hog Chain, East Lincoln, Zetus and New Sight.

Some firefighters stayed on the scene for several hours to fight hotspots that continued to ignite, Galey said.

The state fire marshal will be on scene today to investigate the cause of the fire.