Fire crews respond to manufacturing plant fire

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro firefighters responded to a fire at the Arkansas Glass and Container on Johnson Avenue.

Jonesboro Battalion Chief Mike Stallings tells Region 8 News the fire started in a machine that makes glass jars. He says it quickly spread to an exhaust chute and then to the roof.

The Jonesboro Fire Department spent just under two hours on the scene.

No employees of Arkansas Glass or firefighters were injured.

No word on the extent of the damage.

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