A family's house and three cars are destroyed after an early morning fire in South Jackson. Homeowner, Melvin Young says he heard a popping sound this morning outside his home at 2255 Forest Park Drive.
When he ran outside around 5:30 a.m. this morning, he saw fire coming from the living room and the car port.
That's when he woke up his wife, two children and granddaughter. Everyone got out of the house safety without injuries.
However, the family can't find their 10 year old dog, Happy.
Investigators believe the fire started outside of the house.