Airplane hangar catches fire in Region 8

BAY, AR (KAIT) – A large fire broke out near Bay, AR, on Thursday afternoon.

Jonesboro Fire and Dispatch Director Jeff Pressley says the Poor Boy's Flying Service airplane hangar on 5588 Highway 463 has caught fire. He is asking travelers to be extremely cautious in this area as smoke is cutting down visibility and fire trucks are out one the roadway.

Firefighter John Cook says Bay, Lake City, Central, Southridge, and Jonesboro fire departments put out out the fire. He also says the Truman Fire Department was on standby if more help was needed.

Region 8 will continue to track this story and bring you the latest on and on  as more information becomes available.

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