Arkansas News

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Serious injuries reported in Russellville collision on North Arkansas Avenue

Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, April 18, the Russellville Police Department, Arkansas State Police, Russellville Fire Department, Pope County EMS units 134, 133, and 131 responded to a motor vehicle collision with injury that occurred at the intersection of North Arkansas Avenue and Shiloh Road. Upon arriving on the scene of the crash, RFD Engine 3 firefighters advised dispatch that two vehicles were involved in the crash, a white Ford Expedition and a Toyota Camry. Upon making contact with the occupants of the vehicles, firefighters learned that four patients were injured and two of the four patients had sustained serious injuries.
River Valley Leader

Several Arkansas counties at moderate level for wildfires

As the temperature has increased, so has the chance for wildfires in certain Arkansas counties. According to the Arkansas Forestry Commission, 10 counties are at a moderate wildfire danger. Those counties include Marion, Baxter, Fulton, Sharp, Randolph, Izard, Searcy, Stone, Lawrence, and Independence. No county in Arkansas is under a burn ban at this time.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

3 dead in North Little Rock house fire

Authorities in North Little Rock are investigating a deadly house fire Wednesday morning. Fire Chief John Pflasterer told KATV fire crews received a call around 2:56 a.m. of a structure fire in the 5600 block of Alta Vista Dr. Chief Pflasterer said after crews extinguished the fire, they searched the house and found four people inside. Three people were dead. A 17-year-old was also taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to survive. Chief Pflasterer said the fire does not appear to be suspicious.
KATV-TV ABC 7 Little Rock

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