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Home considered total loss after explosion

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Two people in Craighead County have made their way to safety after a fire quickly spread throughout their home.

According to firefighters, reports of an explosion came in around 3:45 a.m., and emergency crews were immediately dispatched to a house on Craighead County Road 772.

While the fire itself was extinguished quickly, fire crews are staying nearby to deal with flare ups in the woods near the home because of the dry weather.

No one was injured in the fire.

Crews on scene say the home is a total loss and that the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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