Hwy 412 reopens after fire damaged Westside Auto in Paragould

(Source: Kevin Newsom)
(Source: Kevin Newsom)

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – A fire damaged a business building in Paragould.

According to Paragould Fire Department, a fire started at Westside Automotive on West Kingshighway Thursday morning and caused extensive damage. They said flames were showing from the structure when they arrived on scene.

Highway 412 was temporarily closed to traffic from all directions, but has since reopened. The fire department had to bring in their tower truck to fight the fire and was forced to stretch hoses over the highway.

Firefighters on scene say no one was injured and that they are still investigating the cause.

We will continue to track this story and bring you more information as it becomes available. A news crew is on the scene.

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