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Department investigating overnight fires

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) -

The Newport Fire Department is investigating three overnight house fires.

The fire started around 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 600-block of Hazel Street.

According to a news release from the Newport Police Department, one home was fully involved when firefighters arrived.

Minutes later, two other homes were fully involved.

The Newport Fire Department had 24 firefighters working the scene with the help of six Jacksonport fire officials.

An ambulance was also called to the scene, but we do not know if were any injuries at this time. 

The cause is still under investigation.

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