Vehicle Fire Sets Home Ablaze Monday Evening in Leake


On Monday, April 3, 2023, at approximately 7:04 p.m., Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department, Carthage Fire Department and Volunteers, and Leake County Deputies all responded to reports of a vehicle on fire at a home on Indian Branch Rd.

The vehicle was parked under a carport, resulting in the home catching on fire.

According to first responders, roughly 50% of the home was burned in the fire.  The cause of the fire is currently unknown.