Jonesboro fire crews worked residential fire

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro fire crews responded to a residential fire in the 1000-block of Hope Avenue Tuesday evening.

According to Jonesboro Fire Department Battalion Chief Jerry McCormick, the homeowner discovered the fire when they arrived home.

It started in the rear of the home. There was minimal damage, and nobody was injured.

"When we arrived on scene, there was light smoke showing," McCormick said. "The fire was contained to a room in the rear of the structure with light to moderate damage in that room."

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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