Molten Glass Leak Causes Minor Fire at Jonesboro Plant

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JONESBORO, AR — (from KAIT) — A glass leak caused a fire at the Arkansas Glass Container Sunday morning in Jonesboro.

According to a news release, Lu Ann Sutton said workers went home for the day.

Sutton said workers will be back Monday morning as scheduled.

Traffic was slow near the scene of a fire.

According to dispatch, crews with the Jonesboro Fire Department were on the scene of the fire on Johnson Avenue, west of Main Street.

The road had been closed in the area.

At 8:30 a.m., no smoke was visible from Johnson Avenue, but a large crane from a fire truck was visible from the road.

No injuries were reported.

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