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Fire damages apartments in Paragould

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – An apartment fire in east Paragould leaves one woman homeless and several apartments damaged.

According to the Paragould Fire Department, a fire started at the Franklin Apartments in a middle unit around 10 Monday morning.

Fire officials say the fire started in unit #6, and suffered the most damage in the apartment complex. A woman was inside the apartment at the time of the fire, and was able to make it out unharmed.

The fire spread through the attic to multiple apartments, but none suffered major damage.

Fire officials are currently investigating the cause of the fire; no one was injured in the blaze.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and will have more updates as soon as they become available.

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