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Smith Road home destroyed in early morning blaze

Fire destroyed a two-story home on Smith Road early Friday morning, according to information from the Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department.

Fisher Ferry Fire Chief Mitch Lenge said firefighters were notified of the fire at 118 Smith Road about 12:15 a.m.

“Two Fisher Ferry engines got on the scene and the house was fully involved,” Lenge said, adding crews from the LeTourneau, Culkin and Bovina fire departments also responded fire, which took about three hours to the extinguish.

Lenge said no one was home at the time of the fire but did not know if the house was vacant or occupied.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is undetermined.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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