Fire destroys Meridian home early Sunday morning

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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian Fire Department responded to a structure fire just after 1:00 Sunday morning.

Residents that live on Hooper Street near 40th Ave. say they looked out and saw flames shooting from the home across the street. Firefighters reported flame and smoke when they arrived at the residence. Firefighters were able to extinguish those flames after about 30 minutes. Neighbors told Newscenter 11 someone does live at the home but weren’t there at the time of the fire. Fire Marshal Jason Collier says the cause is currently under investigation.