Fire Burns at Fort Smith Sanitation Business


FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) – A massive commercial fire at a local business lit up the night sky Sunday.

It happened at Altes Sanitation (Highway 271 and I-540). 

The scene is at the border of the county and city limits in an area where there are no accessible fire hydrants.

Multiple agencies responded to help get the fire out.

Officials say no one was inside of the building when the blaze began.

Highway 271 near the business had to be closed as firefighters worked to get the fire out.

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