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18-Wheeler Fire Under Investigation

Jackson Fire Department worked to extinguish a fire that could be seen from downtown Jackson all the way to the city of Pearl.
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Jackson Fire Department spent Monday night investigating a fire that could be seen from downtown Jackson all the way to the city of Pearl.

The fire happened Monday shortly after 6 p.m. on Beatty and Guice streets, not too far from Highway 80.

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Fire officials said the fire came from two old 18-wheelers full of salvage tires. However, officials aren't sure what started the fire.

Firefighters were at the scene overnight watching for hot-spots.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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