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Blytheville firefighters investigate house fire

A house fire on North 11th Street in Blytheville. (Source: Chickasaw Mom via Twitter) A house fire on North 11th Street in Blytheville. (Source: Chickasaw Mom via Twitter)
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

Blytheville firefighters spent several hours Saturday night battling a blaze at a home severely damaged by a house fire last year. 

According to Blytheville Fire Chief Mike Carney, crews went to a home on North 11th Street around 6:50 p.m. Saturday after getting a call about the fire. The home had been boarded up and secured since the fire last July. 

A 79-year-old woman and a 52-year-old man died in that fire. Carney said the owner of the property had plans to demolish it and there had been some break-ins. 

The cause of the fire Saturday is still under investigation. 

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