More than 200 acres catch fire in Benton County

Photos credits: Wesley Crum and Cody Russell

BENTON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Hundreds of acres burned in a wildfire Monday in Benton County.

The Mississippi Forestry Commission posted photos on its Facebook page of the fire.

They said MFC Wildland Firefighters were able to suppress the 206-acre wildfire.

Authorities said it took about five or six hours to contain it. Two homes were saved.

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