WJTV News Channel 12 - Hazlehurst Home Located in Historic Area Burns

Hazlehurst Home Located in Historic Area Burns

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Hazlehurst home catches on fire. Hazlehurst home catches on fire.
Hazlehurst home catches on fire. Hazlehurst home catches on fire.
Hazlehurst home catches on fire. Hazlehurst home catches on fire.
Hazlehurst home catches on fire. Hazlehurst home catches on fire.
HAZLEHURST, Miss. - A home located in a historical area of Hazlehurst catches is severely damaged after a late night fire.

Jimmy Harper with Hazlehurst Police said the fire started around 11 p.m. Monday night and rekindled sometime after 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Four people were inside the home but no one was injured. The fire started on the second floor and spread to the third floor attic space, officials said.

The property is located on Monticello Street. This area is on the national register of historic places with some of the homes dating back to 1850.

According to Harper, the homeowner rented rooms inside the house.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined at this time.
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