Cooking fire guts apartment on Johnson Avenue

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)– The Jonesboro Fire Department says cooking led to a fire that gutted anapartment on Johnson Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

According to JFD, thefire started in the kitchen of apartment 13 at 1901 E. Johnson Avenue.

Firefighters say oneperson was home at the time of the fire, and made it out safely.

Firefighters wereable to contain the fire to that apartment, which they say is a total loss. Noother apartments in the complex were affected.

Region 8 News willcontinue to track this story and have more updates as soon as they become available.

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