Fire destroys Region 8 business

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) – According to Truman police dispatch, small flames were still expelling from the old Barton's Lumber Company building hours after it went up in flames Thursday.

According to the Trumann Fire Department, the building did have an operational custom cabinet business inside.

During the fire, the building collapsed in on itself causing problems for firefighters; the debris was blocking access to the flames.

The Trumann Fire Department also says sixteen employees were working at the time the fire began, and all were able to safely leave the building.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Region 8 News will continue to track this story on www.kait8.com and on Reigon8togo.com. The original information can be found below.

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) – Firefighters from several departments are battling a huge blaze at the Old Barton's Lumber Company building in Trumann, AR.

According to Trumann Police Dispatch, the fire located at 793 Hwy 463 south is currently fully involved.

Region 8 News does have a reporter on the way to the scene, and we will bring you more information as it becomes available. Keep checking www.kait8.com and region8togo.com for more updates.

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