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Firefighters on scene of large grass fire in Craighead County

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Firefighters are on the scene of what was a large grass fire in northern Craighead County. Craighead County E911 reports the fire is near some structures. It appears as though the fire is under control.

The grass fire is along Craighead County Road 785 off of Highway 351, near CR 792 (Goobertown Road). The Arkansas Forestry Commission has also been called in to plow fire breaks. This tactic will help prevent the fire from spreading. 

No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Firefighters ask that you avoid the area until the fire is under control. No traffic should be impacted.

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