No injuries reported during quick Sunday house fire

Published 8:52 pm Sunday, January 7, 2024

NATCHEZ — A Sunday evening house fire in the Broadmoor subdivision in Adams County was extinguished in roughly an hour after responders arrived.

The house at 83 E Wilderness Road sustained mostly smoke damage during a Sunday evening blaze.

Firefighters responded at approximately 6 p.m. and kept the fire contained to the back bedroom of the house, where it appears to have started.

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Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten said the occupant had medical issues that impair decision making and resulted in her starting the fire.

The occupant was transported to a mental health crisis center. No one was injured, Patten said.