Abandoned homes destroyed in Thursday fires

Cooper – Every fire department in Delta County responded to fires overnight that destroyed two abandoned homes in Cooper.

The first fire was reported at about 2 a.m. and the second at about 2:30 a.m. Delta County dispatch reports that both blazes haed been extinguished at last report.

Firefighters from North Hopkins and Sulphur Bluff were put on standby. The cause of the fires is under investigation.