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Ashley County Wildfire Intentionally Set

The Arkansas Forestry Commission is on the scene in Ashley County and has been there most of the day fighting a forest fire off of highway 103 between court roads 88 and 90. So far the fire has burned 100 acres.
The Arkansas Forestry Commission is on the scene in Ashley County and has been there most of the day fighting a forest fire off of highway 103 between court roads 88 and 90. So far the fire has burned 100 acres.

Ten houses and 30 people were evacuated as a precaution, but were allowed back home just after 3pm on Thursday. Sheriff David Johnson tells Fox 16 that it appears the fire was intentionally set and they are currently looking for suspects.

Ashley County is under a burn ban.
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