Miller’s restaurant burns on Indiana Avenue

Published 11:11 am Monday, March 27, 2023

An early morning fire heavily damaged Miller’s Southern Comfort Food, 3144 Indiana Ave.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Derrick Stamps said firefighters were called to the blaze about 1:45 a.m. with Stations 2 and 3 and Ladder 3, Platform 1, ambulance and rescue responding.

“Engine two said the fire was fully involved with flames coming through the roof when they arrived,” he said.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time and is being investigated by city fire investigator Nathaniel Williams and an investigator with the state Fire Marshal’s Office. Stamps said the fire marshal was called as a routine practice.

Miller’s opened in October 2022 in the former Kentucky Fried Chicken building on Indiana Avenue.

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