(Jones County) - Ovett and Glade volunteer fire departments responded to 19 Crocker Road after a report of a shop on fire on Monday about 11:00 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the concrete block shop fully engulfed. Homeowner Myron Crocker stated he had been in the shed removing tools and came back about an hour later to get more tools and found the building burning. The structure was a total loss, though Mr. Crocker's home and surrounding structures were not damaged, thanks to firefighters controlling the blaze. No injuries were reported.
The state fire marshal's office is investigating the incident.
Info by Dana Bumgardner
Public Information Officer
Jones County Fire Council