Race car shop heavily damaged by fire - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Race car shop heavily damaged by fire

Craighead County, AR (KAIT)- Firefighters from two departments responded to a fully engulfed fire off of County Road 780 Saturday afternoon. 

According Brookland firefighter Jim Tolewitzke, 15 trucks from Brookland and Philadelphia battled the blaze for nearly 30 minutes. 

 Tolewitzke says that the owner of the shop was working in it when sparks caught a rag which ignited the fire.  Officials are ruling the incident an accident at this time.

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