The Starkville Fire Department responded early Tuesday morning to a call of a house fire near downtown Starkville.
Shortly after 7 a.m., smoke could be see billowing out of a home near the train tracks on McKinley Street between Yeates and South Washington streets.
On scene at a structure fire near the intersection of McKinley and South Washinton streets. Fire is under control and SFD is on scene. We’ll have more as it develops pic.twitter.com/Bw64FyaS1c— Ryan Phillips (@JournoRyan) November 5, 2019
As of the publication of this story, firefighters and police were still processing the scene.
While firefighters had the blaze under control shortly after the call came in, police and emergency personnel continue to have the road blocked off to traffic.
This is a developing story. We will provide more details as they come available.