Fire damages duplex on Speed Street

Published 5:14 pm Monday, January 10, 2022

An early morning fire Monday damaged a duplex in the 500 block of Speed Street.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk said the fire began about 1:42 a.m. on Monday and firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the building. Fire department paramedics treated one occupant of the building at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Danczyk and trucks from Station 7, Central Fire Station, Engine 3 and rescue responded to the fire.

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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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