injuries

Six suffer severe burns in central Mississippi explosion

KEARNEY PARK, Miss. (AP) — Several workers suffered severe burns following a Friday morning explosion in central Mississippi. The explosion happened at a salt water disposal site in Madison County, WLBT-TV reported. At least six people sustained burns on at least…

Surge in injuries from last week’s hard freeze

Most South Mississippians just aren’t used to having to deal with the hazards that come with frigid winter weather. Last week’s hard freeze sent hundreds to the emergency rooms and clinics have been full of patients injured from falling on…

Two children injured on fair ride in Laurel

Two children were injured Friday from a ride at the South Mississippi State Fair in Laurel. A fair representative said a seven-year-old girl fell out of a ride called “Up, Up, and Away” when the seat became loose. The girl…

Two Firefighters Hurt in Stone County Woods Fire

The dry conditions we’ve seen the past few months have placed most of our state in a burn ban. This afternoon, firefighters and members of the US Forestry Commission are battling a woods fire in Stone County where two firemen…