Fire crews say home could be a total loss

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – The Paragould Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday night.

Paragould Fire Chief Kevin Lang tells Region 8 News that fire crews responded to a house fire at a home located at 319 North Fifth Avenue in Paragould. Lang says a call about the fire came in just after 9 p.m.

When fire crews arrived on the scene, Chief Lang says the fire was fully engulfed.

According to Chief Lang, there was a man inside the home when the fire started. He says the man did get out the home safely. Lang tells Region 8 News that the man suffered from smoke inhalation, but wasn't transported to a hospital.

Chief Lang says he thinks the home is a total loss. Firefighter investigators have not determined a cause for that fire.

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