Crews contain fire along I-40 near Russellville
|Updated: 7/05/2012 6:17 pm
||Published: 7/05/2012 4:51 pm
RUSSELLVILLE, AR – Pope County fire crews are mopping up a fire along I-40 that started Thursday afternoon near mile marker 89.
The fire burned an area north of the interstate. Fire investigators believe the fire was started by a match or cigarette thrown from a westbound vehicle.
Every Arkansas county except Calhoun and Desha is under a burn ban. The whole state has been categorized as being in Extreme Fire Danger.
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