FEBRUARY 25, 2004 - Posted at 8:24 a.m. CDT
PARAGOULD, AR - Strong gusting winds are apparently responsible for partially toppling a vacant burned-out building in downtown Paragould this morning.
Police Chief J.D. Stephenson two walls and the roof of the old Clyde Mack building came crashing down around 6:45 a.m. The building is at the corner of Main and Pruett streets, and police have blocked off a one-block section downtown while city crews work to clean up the mess.
K8 meteorologist Spencer Denton says Paragould recorded wind gusts up to 45-50 miles per hour this morning.
The incident reportedly cause some power lines to also come down, but no injuries were reported.