The Harrison County Fire Rescue and CRTC responded to a house fire at Old Hwy 49 and Saucier-Lizana Road Thursday afternoon shortly before 4:00 p.m.
Fire crews were told someone was possibly in the house and when units arrived within three minutes of receiving the call and found a single story wood-framed home with heavy smoke coming from the house.
No one was home, but fire crews did rescue a pet chinchilla while searching for victims.
The fire was contained to one room. There were no injuries in the fire. The fire is being investigated by the Harrison County Fire Marshals Office and State Fire Marshals Office, along with the Harrison County Sheriffs Department.