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Home of firefighter catches fire, results in heat, smoke damage

JONESBORO, AR( KAIT) – Fire crews battled a house fire on 3115 Race Street in Jonesboro. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke and full flames showing from inside the home.  

Investigators said the fire might have started in the backyard and made its way to the home where it moved to the house and into the attic. They also said the home suffered smoke and heat damage, but did not elaborate on the extent of the damages.

Kevin Miller with the Jonesboro Fire Department told Region 8 News that the home did belong to a Jonesboro firefighter name Chris Mackey with Fire Department #5. Mackey was said to be off duty and at home when the fire began; his wife was not.

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