Firefighters headed to scene of house fire

Firefighters headed to scene of house fire
A home in the 2200 block of Sistine Chapel Road. (Source: KAIT)
A home in the 2200 block of Sistine Chapel Road. (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to Jonesboro E-911 director Jeff Presley, Jonesboro firefighters are responding to a reported house fire in the 2200 block of Sistine Chapel Road in southwest Jonesboro.

Due to the weather, authorities are asking people to yield for responding units.

Battalion Chief John Yates said crews went to the home around 6 p.m. and that lightning hit one of the vents on the roof near the attic.

Firefighters put out the fire and no one was injured.

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