JFD: Gardenia Street home fire intentionally set; Arson investigation underway

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UPDATE: 01/17/2016 11:20am Cleotha Sanders, Division Fire Chief of JFD Office of Fire Investigations said investigators believe the fire was intentionally set. Authorities are actively working to develop a suspect. The investigation is ongoing.UPDATE: 01/17/2016 8:01am  Jackson Fire Department (JFD) Office of Fire Investigations Division Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders tells WJTV that firefighters responded to the call at approximately 7:43am.  Smoke was seen coming from the home.  On a primary search the JFD reported that no one was inside.  The fire was under control by 7:55am.  Chief Sanders says no injuries are reported.  Firefighters are on the scene ensuring that the fire has been completely extinguished.  

The cause of the fire is being determined.Original Story:

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) Firefighters are working to put out a house fire on Gardenia Street in Jackson.

WJTV’s Margaret-Ann Carter is at the scene and reports that no one was hurt.

 

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