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Nearly 40 deadly fires in AR so far this year

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

The fire Wednesday in Cash that claimed the lives of three children and injured a woman was the 39th deadly fire in Arkansas so far this year, according to the United States Fire Administration. 

Before Wednesday, the last deadly fire in Region 8 was in Marked Tree in October.

Before that, the last deadly fire in Craighead County was at a home in Caraway back in February. 

Also, two children - ages 1 and 3 - were killed in a house fire on Freeman Street last November. 

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