Jackson Firefighters rescue man trapped inside home

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson firefighters come to the rescue of a man trapped inside his home while it’s on fire.

It happened around 2:00 Saturday morning on Lea Circle, according to JFD Spokesman Cleotha Sanders. Firefighters used tools to pry a security bar on a window.

The man was taken to a local hospital. There were no other injuries from the fire.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

“We pray he makes a full recovery,” says Sanders. “We thank God our firefighters reached him when they did, giving him the best chance of survival.”

Sanders couldn’t confirm the condition of the man at this time.


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