Emergency crews respond to apartment fire Sunday - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Emergency crews respond to apartment fire Sunday

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment in Jonesboro Sunday night.

According to Craighead County dispatch, the fire started in a vehicle and spread to the apartment at 603 Bowling Lane.

“We arrived on the scene with heavy fire showing,” Battalion Chief Jerry McCormick told Region 8 News.

 Neighbors watched as crews worked to extinguish the fire.

“We heard an explosion,” Anthony Watson said. “My neighbor across from me came and knocked on the door and said the house was on fire.

Watson said he saw a van on fire and flames coming through the roof.

McCormick said one person was inside the apartment when the fire started.

That person was not injured.  

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