One person dies, two others injured in early morning fire at south Mississippi apartment complex

Published 6:17 am Sunday, November 7, 2021

One person died and two others were injured in a deadly apartment fire in McComb early Saturday morning.

McComb police and fire departments are investigating the deadly apartment fire which started before 4 a.m. Saturday at the Community Parks Apartment Complex on Gillis Circle in McComb. The fire reportedly occurred at Building No. 4 in the complex.

WAPT in Jackson reports that officials have identified the man found dead as John Harris.

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Two other people, Betty Jean Harris, 62, and Kevin Gooden, 42, were injured after jumping from a back window on the second floor of the apartment building. Both were taken to a local hospital.