House fire in Paragould under investigation

House fire in Paragould under investigation

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Investigators in Paragould are working to determine the cause of an early morning house fire.

According to Paragould Fire Captain Kenny Highfill, the fire started around 6 a.m. at a home on the 400-block of East Garland Street.

Highfill said the fire started on the front porch and spread through the home to the attic.

When crews arrived on the scene, a man who lived in the home was working to extinguish the fire with a garden water hose.

Highfill said firefighters had the fire extinguished within 30 minutes.

No one was injured.

The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

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