Crews respond to fire at The Park at Moss Creek in Jackson


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson firefighters responded to the scene of an apartment fire Friday afternoon.

The fire happened at The Park at Moss Creek on Ridgewood Road in Jackson. One family member of a resident said thankfully she was saved in time.

“My niece was just getting off work that morning, so she was basically deep sleeping and the maintenance man knocked on the door heavily and saved her because it started from the back of her apartment,” said Ashley Smith. At this time special prayer is needed for the family that has to come back and see that their property is gone.”

According to the spokesperson of the apartment complex, Red Cross volunteers arrived on the scene and will be lending assistance to families were impacted by the fire.

There’s no word on any injuries at this time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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