Hoxie Lumber Company Destroyed by Overnight Fire

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HOXIE, AR (KAIT) -Crews in Lawrence County battled an overnight fire at a local lumber company.

The Hoxie Fire Department (HFD) was called to the Hoxie Lumber Company off of Highway 63B around 11:15 p.m. Monday. The Walnut Ridge Fire Department was later called in to assist.

Hoxie Fire Chief Chris Ditto says the front building was fully engulfed by the time crews arrived.

Fire officials say the fire then spread quickly throughout the other building complexes.

Ditto says multiples structures will be a total loss.

Officials have yet to release more details on what caused the fire.

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