Raintree home destroyed by fire Tuesday evening

Published 7:56 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A Vicksburg family is facing a long recovery after their home was destroyed by a fire on Tuesday evening.

Firefighters with the Vicksburg Fire Department were called to a fire at 3308 Raintree Road, off of Porters Chapel Road, shortly after 7 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, they saw flames and smoke rising from the roof.

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Multiple units were called to the scene to help extinguish the blaze that reportedly reignited multiple times. As of 8 p.m., firefighters were continuing to fight flare-ups.

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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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