Harrison County

Dog dies in Gulfport house fire

A house fire badly burned a home on Boardman Boulevard in Gulfport on Tuesday night.
A house fire badly burned a home on Boardman Boulevard in Gulfport on Tuesday night.

A fire that burned a College Park home Tuesday night is under investigation.

Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Henderson said a fire broke out in a home on Boardman Boulevard around 11 p.m.

Henderson said the fire was heavily involved in the kitchen, hall and attic areas. Two people were evacuated. They were not injured, but a dog inside the house died.

No rescue workers were injured.

Henderson said it took about 10 minutes for 17 firefighters to extinguish the blaze. The home suffered extensive damage from the heat and smoke.

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