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Leak causes fire at Arkansas Glass Container

Scene of fire (Source: KAIT) Scene of fire (Source: KAIT)
Scene of fire (Source: KAIT) Scene of fire (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A glass leak caused a fire at the Arkansas Glass Container Sunday morning in Jonesboro.

That is according to a news release from the company.

Lu Ann Sutton with the company said workers went home for the day.

Sutton said workers will be back Monday morning as scheduled.

Traffic was slow near the scene of a fire.

According to dispatch, crews with the Jonesboro Fire Department were on the scene of the fire on Johnson Avenue, west of Main Street.

The road had been closed in the area.

At 8:30 a.m., no smoke was visible from Johnson Avenue, but a large crane from a fire truck was visible from the road.

No injuries were reported.

Region 8 News will continue to follow this story and provide updates as available.

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