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Meth syringes found as Jonesboro house fire investigation continues

Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 8:57 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 7:32 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A weekend house fire is still under investigation, as Jonesboro police said they discovered meth syringes along with drug paraphernalia inside.

According to the Jonesboro Fire Department, a call came in on Saturday, June 18 at 7:39 p.m. to a house fire at the 5800-block of Whitecliff Drive.

An initial incident report from the Jonesboro Police Department said crews responded due to a “possible explosion [that was] about to occur”.

When fire crews arrived they discovered a fire in a back room of the house.

In the house, officers were able to recover two used syringes, both of which tested positive for meth, and drug paraphernalia, the incident report stated.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out in 15 minutes.

The Jonesboro Fire Department said no one was in the house when the fire happened. No arrests have been made so far.

Region 8 News will continue to follow this story for more details.

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