Fire damages Washington Street house

Published 9:47 am Saturday, December 25, 2021

An early morning fire heavily damaged an unoccupied house at 2510 Washington St. Saturday.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said the fire occurred about 2 a.m. He said the building’s roof collapsed early as firefighters battled the blaze and Battalion Chief Tim Love ordered crews to use defensive tactics to save adjacent structures.

Besides Love, Engines 6 and 7, Ladder 14, rescue and Ambulance 40 responded to the fire call.

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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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