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Fire reported at Shamrock Apartments

Hot grease was the cause of a fire that damaged an apartment at the Shamrock Apartments on Belva Drive.

The fire occurred about 5 p.m. Ladder 15 from the Vicksburg Fire Department’s Station 5 on U.S. 61 South responded to the fire, which was reported in an apartment in building three. Everyone in the apartment at the time of the fire made it out safely. 

Firefighters reported the fire was out just after 5:20, and other  responding units could cancel.

About John Surratt

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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