JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Fire crews responded early Thursday morning to a “working house fire” in west Jonesboro.
Jeff Presley, Jonesboro and Craighead County E911 director, reported the fire just after 5 a.m. Thursday.
It was located in the area of Huntington Avenue and Puryear Street.
According to the initial report, the fire was located underneath a carport.
The Jonesboro Fire Department dispatched multiple trucks and engines, as well as Battalion 1 and 2, along with Emerson Ambulance Service.
When Engine 2 arrived they discovered “heavy fire had spread to the roof and attic area of the duplex-style residence.”
Crews worked to extinguish the flames and get everyone safely out of both living areas with no injuries.
By 5:40 a.m., a firefighter told Region 8 News they had put the fire out.
No word at this time on what might have started the fire.