Nearly 40 deadly fires in AR so far this year

Nearly 40 deadly fires in AR so far this year
(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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