Multiple departments called to structure fire; highway shut down

Structure fire shuts down highway

TUCKERMAN, AR (KAIT) - Firefighters from multiple departments responded to a structure fire on State Highway 367 in Tuckerman.

The police department stated on social media that crews with the Tuckerman and Swifton Fire Departments, along with officers from both police departments, were called to the fire around 11:25 a.m. on Dec. 18.

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The road was blocked between Estelle and Yellverton Streets to allow firefighters and their equipment to attack the fire.

Tuckerman Fire Chief Wrotie Koller said the fire was at an abandoned house.

“Upon arrival it was fully involved in smoke and fire was coming out of the eves and the windows of the house,” Koller said. “We did extinguish it pretty quickly.”

The fire is unknown and under investigation.

Crews with the Tuckerman Fire Department, Swifton Fire Department, Tuckerman Police Department and Swifton Police...

Posted by Tuckerman Police Department on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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