Ad Spot

Vicksburg Fire Department responds to multiple fires Sunday afternoon

An early afternoon fire damaged a home at 604 Hossley St. Sunday.

The fire was one of two Vicksburg firefighters have responded to thus far Sunday afternoon.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said firefighters responding to the 1:25 p.m. 911 call arrived to find smoke and fire coming from the home. He said high wind hampered efforts to extinguish the fire and firefighters were still extinguishing hot spots in the home.

He said the cause of the fire was undetermined. Platform 1, Engine 6 and Ladder 3, as well as an ambulance, responded to the call.

About an hour later, at 2 p.m., firefighters were called to 205 Bazinsky Road after a fireplace fire flashed, burning wood around the fireplace but did not cause further damage.

Engines 5 and 2 responded to the call.

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.

email author More by John

Crime

Nude man found in home, faces burglary charge

Crime

Vehicle reportedly involved in deadly hit-and-run has been found

Local

Vicksburg natives named to All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team

Local

Strong accusations: Monsour, Mayfield accuse each other of lying, lack of support

Local

Missy Gators present large donation to family battling cancer

Business

Vicksburg’s riverfront had plenty of company Thursday

Local

Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle early Friday

Crime

Crime reports: Clinton man arrested after marijuana discovered in his vehicle

Local

Mississippi State Senate honors Utica Institute Museum

Crime

Vicksburg woman arrested, charged with child pornography

Local

Video: River City students celebrate principal completing doctorate

Local

Hinds Community College offering free summer classes

COVID-19

County COVID-19 activity falls to September levels as vaccinations climb

Crime

Police seek public’s help in finding six people wanted for weapons possession

Business

‘Once-in-a-generation project’: Port of Vicksburg expansion project moves forward

News

Schools agree to new 4-year deal with Adidas

Local

City election officials say Jackson’s claim of voting issues is wrong

Business

Alcorn program works to assist farmers through soil conservation initiative

Crime

Crime reports: Two Vicksburg men face felony weapons charges

Crime

Crime reports: One arrested for stealing vehicle, having it crushed at recycling yard

Local

Contributions pour in to help pay for K9 officer’s life-saving surgery

Downtown Vicksburg

United Way helps plant seeds for new programs

Downtown Vicksburg

Officials praise smooth election despite some voter confusion

Downtown Vicksburg

Bailey earns spot in general election’s race for South Ward alderman