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VFD makes quick work of fire at Halls Ferry and Bowmar



An abandoned building at Halls Ferry and Bowmar caught flames Friday afternoon.

Smoke was seen coming from a structure at the intersection of Halls Ferry and Bowmar Avenue at around 3:40 p.m.

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(Photo by David Day)

Engine 6, Engine 7, Batallion 1 and Rescue from Vicksburg Fire Department responded within minutes and managed to get the flames under control.

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(Photo by David Day)

Vicksburg police officers assisted in directing traffic away from the scene.

The cause is believed to have been caused by a flammable liquid being thrown in from the back side of the building. No injuries were reported.

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