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Fire Damages Cruise Street Duplex

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Fire Department responded to a duplex fire in the 1400 block of Cruise Street at around 4 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters quickly arrived on scene and found a fully involved structure fire. The duplex, a rental property, was unoccupied and had been undergoing some work,…

Fire Destroys Biggersville House Early Sunday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Biggersville house was destroyed in a fire early Sunday, an official said. Volunteer firefighters were paged out at about 1 a.m. to the house fire at 460 County Road 513, said Kerry Cummings with Biggersville Fire & Rescue. Two Biggersville firefighters entered…

Saturday Night Fire Damages Corinth House

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1524 Tate St. on Saturday at about 7 p.m. The fire was basically contained to the living room area, which sustained serious damage, said Corinth Fire Department Capt. Johnny Butler. No one was injured in the…

Corinth Firefighter’s House Damaged in Blaze

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth firefighter’s home was damaged in a fire Thursday night. The fire occurred at the residence of Corinth Fire Department Capt. Chris Duncan, said Jerry Whirley, the fire department’s training officer. No one was hurt in the fire, which occurred at 3202 County…

Two House Fires in Seven Hours Hit Farmington, Glen Area

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Volunteer firefighters had a very busy Sunday morning as they responded to two separate house fires in the Farmington and Glen areas within seven hours of each other. The first fire occurred at around 3 a.m. at 30 County Road 173. No one was injured in…

Grass Fire Burns Home, Threatens Structures in Farmington

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house caught on fire and several other homes were threatened by flames when a grass fire spread out of control in Farmington around noon Friday. Fire departments from Farmington, Glen and other jurisdictions responded to the blaze. The house that caught on…

Fire Damages Glen Home Monday

By Josh Mithell/Corinth Today A fire heavily damaged a Glen-area home Monday around 11 a.m. No one was hurt and a cause had not beeen determined, said Trevin Humbers with the Glen Fire Department. The fire occurred at 10 County Road 329 B. Glen, Farmington and Biggersville fire departments responded…

UPDATE: No Injuries in Glen House Fire

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today No one was hurt in a fire that destroyed a house Thursday morning in Glen, an official said. Multiple departments responded to the blaze at around 7:30 a.m. on County Road 322, a short distance off of U.S. Highway 72 East. The fire was nextdoor to where…

Christmas Eve Fire Destroys Wenasoga House

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Numerous departments responded to a house fire in the Wenasoga area on Christmas Eve morning. No one was hurt in the fire, which was reported at around 6 a.m., Wenasoga Fire Chief Perry Stricklin said. It occurred about one mile outside of the Corinth city limits…

Fire Takes Rienzi Man’s Home, Not Christmas Spirit

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County resident Timothy Brown’s house burned to the ground Tuesday, less than a week before Christmas. The fire also claimed three cats and a dog. Losing a home in a fire is always hard, Brown said, but even tougher around Christmas. “This…

Rienzi Home Destroyed in Tuesday Morning Fire

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house in the Rienzi area was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning. Volunteer firefighters were dispatched to the fire at 235 State Highway 356 West about 2 miles from U.S. 45  at around 4:30 a.m. The house was consumed in flames when…

Inferno Consumes Large Barn in Farmington Area

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Firefighters battled a massive barn fire on County Road 100 early Sunday in the Farmington area. The fire was reported at around 2 a.m. in the 3500 block of County Road 100 northeast of Kimberly-Clark. Firefighters from Farmington, Glen and Corinth were on the scene. Details…

Fire Heavily Damages Glen Home

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Christmas gifts were in the driveway when the fire department pulled up to the burning house in Glen on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the fire, said Glen Fire Chief James McAnally. Neighbors said a family, including two children, lived in…

Fire Consumes House That Woman’s Late Husband Built 60 Years Ago

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County resident Mergie Duncan, 84, lost her husband in February, and on Wednesday night she lost the house he built in 1958 when it went up in flames. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the fire that consumed the house at 219…

Corinth Woman Escapes Fire Through Bedroom Window

By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor A woman narrowly escaped flames that overtook her home Monday morning in Corinth. Belinda Voyles said she was asleep in her bedroom at the house she rented at 1006 Kilpatrick Street when the fire woke her up around 5 a.m. She saw the…

Fire Destroys Corinth Factory, Second Major Blaze This Week

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A factory with a presence in Corinth for more than 30 years was destroyed in a fire Thursday afternoon. No one was hurt in the fire that engulfed Palmer-Handrail at 35 County Road 324, south of U.S. Highway 72 and west of Glen,…

4-Year-Old Twins Die in Tippah Mobile Home Fire, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 4-year-old boy and girl died in a mobile home fire in Tippah County on Sunday afternoon, Coroner Chris McCallister said. The children were twins, McCallister added. The fire happened at around 1 p.m. at a mobile home on State Highway 2 near…

Caterpillar Fire Results in No Injuries

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor No one was injured in a fire at the main Caterpillar plant on Cardinal Drive in Corinth on Thursday morning, according to Corinth Fire Chief Todd Welch. Welch said the fire involved a machine that shaves aluminum. The aluminum can get hot and…

Occupants Escape Early Morning House Fire in Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house about a mile southwest of Kimberly-Clark was severely damaged in an early morning fire Tuesday. Fortunately, the occupants made it out safely at around 2:30 a.m. when the fire alarm woke up one of them up. J.D. Ketcham said it was…

Photos: Fire Destroys Workshop in Theo

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A workshop behind a home on County Road 650 in the Theo area burned down Thursday. The fire was fully involved when it was reported at about 12:30 p.m. No one was at home when the fire started, and no one was hurt in the blaze,…

Mother, 4-Year-Old Daughter Displaced by House Fire Saturday in Farmington

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire heavily damaged a home in the Farmington area on Saturday afternoon. Farmington Volunteer Fire Department officials said it was unknown what caused the house fire at 40 County Road 112, which is southwest of Farmington Baptist Church and north of Proper…

‘Everything I Owned Was in There,’ Man Says After Fire

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire destroyed a mobile home Wednesday morning in western Alcorn County, and the occupant’s right arm was injured. Tracy Russell said he was in bed asleep when the fire started and woke up to the smell of smoke and fire on his…