Two dead in early morning house fire in George County

Two people died in an early morning house fire in the Barton community of George County.

A call came in about 6 a.m. Friday morning about a residential fire in the 100 block of Greenwood Drive.

Units from Basin, Central and Twin Creek Volunteer Fire Departments,  Movella and Agricola Volunteer Fire Departments and a tanker truck from Northeast Jackson County Fire District.

First responders found two residents dead inside the home. The identities will be released pending notification of next of kin.

The Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting the George County Fire Investigator in this incident.

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