Residents safely escape house fire

Residents safely escape house fire
The Monette Fire Department responded Thursday morning to a house fire on Dewey Street. (Source: KAIT)

MONETTE, AR (KAIT) -Fire and rescue crews responded Thursday morning to a house fire in the 300-block of Dewey Street in Monette.

The fire was reported at 7:49 a.m., according to Jeff Presley, E911 director.

He said all of the home’s occupants got out safely before firefighters arrived.

Members of the Monette Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire.

Robert Chambers, with the Monette fire department, said the cause was possibly an electric fire, but remains under investigation.

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