Family Homeless After Early Morning Fire

A Wicksburg family lost everything in an early Wednesday morning fire.

Allen Morphis noticed smoke in the house around 1:30 p.m., the fire was fully involved when fire fighters arrived on the scene.

Morris and his wife Margie escaped unharmed.

Efforts to put out the flames were hampered by a lack of water nearby.

Firefighters from Bay Springs, Newton, Daleville, Clayhatchee, and Wicksburg responded.

The Houston County Sheriff's Department and the Red Cross also helped.

Anyone wanting to assist the family should contact Wicksburg Fire Chief Paul Grimes at 334-790-2659.

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