On Tuesday May 1st, 2018, Port Gibson Fire was dispatched for a fully involved structure fire at the corner of Route 31 and Hanley Road. Crews arrived to find flames showing from the first and second story. There was also an adjacent building that caught fire as well. Firefighters from Port Gibson, Newark, Palmyra, and Clifton Springs quickly controlled the blaze. No one was at home during the time of the fire. The cause is still under investigation.