Vacant home in Region 8 goes up in flames

BONO, AR (KAIT) – A house fire at a vacant home goes up in flames Monday evening.

According to the Bono Fire Department, the fire started around 5:30 Monday night on County Road 137 just off Highway 230 west of Bono.

Bono Fire Chief Jeff McGinnis said the home had been vacant for the past couple of months. The home was a total loss.

McGinnis also told Region 8 News that the high winds also spread the flames quickly.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

The Bono Fire Department, Cash Fire Department, and Valley View Fire Department all helped fight the blaze.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you the latest details as they become available.

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