Man and Child Die in Toomsuba House Fire

The Lauderdale County Fire Service says a man and child died as a result of a house fire.

A home on Wright Spur Road in Toomsuba caught fire before midnight on Friday. Fire coordinator Keith Reed says three other people were inside at the time of the fire. A woman and child were able to escape safely, while one man was transported to Jackson with burn injuries.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says Clyde Pendergrass and 2-year old Conner Pendergrass died in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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