Fire damages house

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 26, 1999

A house fire at 204 Bowman St. Thursday morning damaged, but did not destroy, the structure, Natchez fire officials said.

Natchez Fire Department dispatched two fire engines at 6:52 a.m., said Commander Oliver Stewart.

&uot;The fire was contained to the porch, den and the kitchen,&uot; Stewart said. &uot;There was smoke and water damage to the other portions of the house.&uot;

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The house was occupied by Bobby Thompson and family at the time of the fire, but the family escaped unharmed, Stewart said.

A cause for the morning blaze has yet to be determined, Stewart said. The fire is still under investigation by the Natchez Fire Department and Fire Marshal Johnny Franklin.