Fire engulfs Mississippi motel, large plume of smoke seen for miles

Published 7:50 am Friday, February 7, 2020

Fire engulfed a motel Friday morning in Jackson, Mississippi, creating flames and a plume of smoke that could be seen for miles.

The fire broke out around 6 a.m. at Hilltop Inn & Suites near Interstate 20, news outlets reported.

The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known. Officials had not said whether anyone had been injured.

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Images showed several fire trucks working to douse the flames.