Train catches fire east of Poplar Bluff - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Train catches fire east of Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Firefighters put out a fire on a train just east of Poplar Bluff.

It happened three miles east of Poplar Bluff, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office.

Butler County Fire District Chief Bob Fredwell says an electrical cable on a locomotive caught fire late Wednesday morning. It was quickly put out and caused a little bit of damage.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Lisk dies from injuries, officials say

    Lisk dies from injuries, officials say

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:35:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:45:39 GMT

    According to Craighead County Sheriff's Department Captain Justin Rolland, Jamie Lusk passed away this evening from injuries sustained from this morning's incident in Monette. 

    According to Craighead County Sheriff's Department Captain Justin Rolland, Jamie Lisk passed away this evening from injuries sustained from this morning's incident in Monette. 

  • 16-year-old shot, critically wounded at youth services center

    16-year-old shot, critically wounded at youth services center

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:33:41 GMT
    (SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)(SOURCE: WMC Action News 5)

    Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting at a youth services center, near the Crittenden County Courthouse. 

    Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting at a youth services center, near the Crittenden County Courthouse. 

  • JPD: Woman cited for child endangerment

    JPD: Woman cited for child endangerment

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:51:15 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 02:19:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro woman faces an endangering the welfare of a minor charge after her two-year-old child, wearing only shoes and a diaper, was found walking alone near a busy street, Jonesboro police said Tuesday.

    A Jonesboro woman faces an endangering the welfare of a minor charge after her two-year-old child, wearing only shoes and a diaper, was found walking alone near a busy street, Jonesboro police said Tuesday.

Powered by Frankly