- Associated Press - Friday, April 15, 2016

FLORENCE, Miss. (AP) - Rankin County officials say one person has been killed in a house fire in Rankin County.

WAPT-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1p4fi77) that the Friday morning fire is believed to have been sparked by lightning. The identity of the victim has not been confirmed.

Firefighters from departments across Rankin County were at the scene Friday morning. Fire chief Raymond Duke said the fire was out, but firefighters continued to work at the scene.

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Information from: WAPT-TV, https://www.wapt.com


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