Crews respond to building fire in Rankin County

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Monterey Volunteer Fire Department and the Rankin County Sheriff’s Department responded to a fire near Florence early Thursday morning.

It happened on Thomasville Road just off of Star Road.

According to Undersheriff Raymond Duke, the home is a total loss.

We’re told the owner wasn’t at home at the time of the fire. Investigators are working to find out what caused the blaze. Duke said the fire might have been electrical.

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