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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