Fire threatens Region 8 business

HOXIE, AR (KAIT) – Multiple fire crews spent hours fighting a field fire that eventually made its way into a salvage yard.

According to the Hoxie Fire Department, the fire started as a grass fire around noon Monday but quickly spread to a nearby salvage business.

Several tires and a few cars at Anderson's Auto Salvage were consumed by the fast moving flames.

Fire crews from Hoxie, Walnut Ridge, Portia, and Sedgwick helped fight the fire.

©2010 KAIT. All rights reserved.