Lightning likely cause of Paragould apartment fire - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Lightning likely cause of Paragould apartment fire

(Source: Pam Whitaker) (Source: Pam Whitaker)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)

The Paragould Fire Department said a lightning strike likely caused a small fire at a Paragould apartment Friday.

Paragould Fire Captain Kimmy Rogers told Region 8 News that they responded to the fire in an apartment at 409 Bard Road on Friday.

Captain Rogers said they believe lightning caused the fire. However, there was very little damage to the apartment.

Captain Rogers said firefighters were able to get into the apartment quickly to put it out. One wall sustained damage.

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