1 dead in Florence fire on Hickory Ridge Road

FLORENCE, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is dead after an early morning fire in Florence.

According to the Rankin County Emergency Operations Center, the fire broke out at a home on Hickory Ridge Road around 6:30 a.m.

EOC officials said one person was inside when the fire broke out. The victim’s identity has not been confirmed at this time.

Firefighters are still on the scene putting out hot spots at this time.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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