June 16, 2023

Leesburg fire units work to free man trapped in home in Rankin County

Therese Apel

Leesburg Volunteer Fire Department units are on scene at a location on Parker Road where a man was trapped in his home by storm damage.

Firefighters worked to free the man, who was trapped in his bed inside his home. He’s awake and able to talk, and a Pafford ambulance is en route to the scene, according to radio traffic. Firefighters have him in a vehicle for shelter from the rain as they assess his needs.

Other reports of storm damage and trees down are popping up in the Metro area after a round of storms came through early Friday morning.


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