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Fires in Faulkner County cause evacuations

A fire in Faulkner County caused the voluntary evacuation of 12 homeowners in the Mt. Vernon area Tuesday afternoon.
Fire near North Madrid Drive burns 5 acres
Fire near North Madrid Drive burns 5 acres
LITTLE ROCK, AR – A fire in Faulkner County caused the voluntary evacuation of 12 homeowners in the Mt. Vernon area Tuesday afternoon.

The fire burned about a mile and a half of property near Bristol Cutoff Road and Carmichael Road, according to the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office. No buildings were damaged and there were no injuries.

Another fire burned about 5 acres near Lake Conway, on North Madrid Drive. Earlier it was reported that 2 mobile homes burned down, but fire crews on scene say that no structures burned down and that the mobile homes were only threatened. Nobody was injured in the fire.
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