DIAMONDHEAD -- Two single-engine planes were destroyed Thursday when a fire broke out in a hangar at a residence near the Diamondhead airport, officials said.
Diamondhead Fire Chief Jerry Dubuisson said a housekeeper saw the hangar in flames, and crews responded about 3:30 p.m.
It took firefighters an hour to contain the blaze. The exterior of the home on the property was slightly damaged.
The planes were a total loss, Dubuisson said, as was everything else in the hangar, but no one was hurt.
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The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Fenton and Bay St. Louis fire departments, Harrison County Fire Services and the Combat Readiness Training Center based at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport assisted Diamondhead firefighters.
Dubuisson said CRTC assisted because there was concern about the amount of fuel in the planes.