JFD fighting fire at abandoned hotel on Ellis and Highway 80

Photo Credit: Andrew Quinn, WJTV
Photo Credit: Andrew Quinn, WJTV

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – Firefighters are working a blaze at an abandoned hotel on Ellis Avenue and Highway 80 in Jackson.

Jackson Fire Department Office of Fire Investigations Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders says firefighters were on the scene at 6:29am after a structure fire was reported.  The fire was under control at 6:38am.

Photo Credit: Andrew Quinn, WJTV
Photo Credit: Andrew Quinn, WJTV

 

Firefighters conducted a search of the property and determined that no one was inside and the scene was clear.  No injuries are reported.

There is no word yet on what caused the fire.  The scene is still the site of an active investigation by the JFD.  Chief Sanders says firefighters are working to ensure that there is no fire extension into other parts of the building.

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