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VFD responds to a residential fire on Grammar Street



Smoke plumes out of a home on Grammar Street. (Photo via screengrab from live report by David Day)
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At 4:44 p.m. Friday, Vicksburg Warren 911 dispatched the Vicksburg Fire Department to 1215 Grammar Street for a residential structure fire.

Almost immediately after the initial dispatch, a secondary dispatch was sent to 1227 Grammar Street. 911 reported that according to their system, 1215 did not exist.

Smoke rolls out of the home that caught fire Friday. The occupants were evacuated. (Photo by David Day)

Early arriving Vicksburg police officers reported that everyone was out of the structure upon their arrival.

Battalion Chief Tim Love radioed that the house was approximately 25% involved and instructed Engine 7 to connect to a fire plug as they were arriving on scene.

Additional VFD units on scene as of 5:10 p.m. include Engine 6, Platform 1, Rescue and Fire Medic 30.

Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk is on scene directing operations along with Chief Love.

The fire has been knocked down as of 5:15 p.m. and firefighters are working hot areas.

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