Hog Chain family loses home to Sunday fire

Published 1:50 pm Monday, December 18, 2023

A Lincoln County family lost their home to fire Sunday afternoon.

Hog Chain, Bogue Chitto and Zetus Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the call of a house fire on Hog Chain Drive Sunday afternoon just before 5 p.m.

“The original call came that someone was still in the house,” said Hog Chain VFD Chief John Hart. “But thankfully they were out by the time we got there.”

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The house at 785 Hog Chain Drive suffered major damage to the attic and a lot of water damage throughout the house, Hart said.

The home belonged to Mike and Wendy Ezell, the chief said, who did have a place to stay after the fire.

Hart said the cause of the fire was undetermined. The house was a total loss, and no injuries were reported.