“No one was injured, and no fire fighters were hurt,” said Randle Drane, Director of Copiah County’s Emergency Management Agency.
Drane said that the fire was ignited inside a wall because of an electrical issue, although his agency is still investigating the cause.
Only about 10% of the business, which lies on the west side of a building that once held several businesses, was damaged, Drane said. Some of the product was destroyed by the fire. Agents from Mississippi’s Alcoholic Beverage Control and from Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms monitored and secured the remaining product.
Other agencies that assisted included Copiah County Sheriff’s Office and Wesson Police Department.