13 in Copiah County without a home after a fire


UTICA, Miss. (WJTV) – Firefighters rush to a house fire on the outskirts of Copiah County, Sunday.

According to Hinds County authorities, who assisted, it happened on Highway 18 in Utica.

By the time firefighters made it to the home, witnesses say it was destroyed along with multiple cars.

Five adults and eight children lived in the home. No one was injured but everything they own is gone.

Forty-two counties are currently under a burn ban, Hinds and Copiah are included.

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