Cause of fire at Dixie Cleaners not known

Firefighters battle blaze at area cleaners

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - The fire that broke out at Dixie Cleaners on Friday, Oct. 12 has officially been ruled, “unknown,” according to the Paragould Fire Department.

The PFD got the call about the fire around 10 a.m. and when trucks arrived, heavy smoke could be seen coming from the building.

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Posted by Ryan Vaughan, Region 8 StormTEAM on Friday, October 12, 2018

Paragould Fire Chief Kevin Lang said, “They got the fire knocked down and mopping up right now. They are working on hot spots, then will try to come back and figure out what caused the explosion.”

Lang said that a couple of employees had minor injuries, but there were no major injuries reported.

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