Laurel family okay after fire damages home

Pine Belt

LAUREL, Miss. (WHLT) – Firefighters responded to a house fire in Laurel on Sunday, September 19. The fire happened at a home on Chickasaw Drive just before 12:00 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, they discovered the utility room and carport caught fire, as well as a parked car. They said the fire had begun to spread into the living area and the kitchen.

A woman and her four children were able to get out of the home safely after a neighbor noticed the smoke and flames and alerted them.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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