A rural Mt. Vernon man lost his home to fire late Thursday night.
Jefferson Rural Firefighters say the Jack Bullock mobile home at 14,999 North Drivers Lane west of Mt. Vernon was fully engulfed in flames upon their arrival. Bullock exited the home safely, but his dog perished in the blaze. He lost all of his possessions.
Bullock was unable to immediately call 911, which gave the fire a bigger head start on firefighters. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
The fire call came in at 11:04 Thursday night. Firemen were on the scene until 1:30 am.