JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Fire Department is investigating what caused a small fire at MacArthur Junior High.
According to Jonesboro & Craighead County E911 Director Jeff Presley, a call came into dispatch of reported fire /smoke in the building.
All of the children are outside the building, and all accounted for as safe and sound.
Jonesboro fire officials say the fire happened in Academics 3 building on campus in the boys' bathroom trash can.
The school resource officer was able to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
A Jonesboro police incident report stated there was an undetermined amount of damage to the building.
Region 8 News will continue to follow this story and bring you any new details as soon as they become available.
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