Home of Newly Named Tyson CEO Catches Fire

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JOHNSON, Ark. (KNWA) – A home that caught fire Monday morning near the Blessing Golf Course in Fayetteville belongs to the new CEO of Tyson Foods Inc., Noel White*, according to property records.

Central EMS and three other fire departments responded to the scene in the 5100 block of Turnhouse Circle in Johnson shortly before 11. 

Fire crews from the Fayetteville Fire Department, Johnson Fire Department and Tontitown Fire Department battled the blaze. 

Officials with Central EMS said heavy smoke and flames were coming from the home but that no one was inside. 

According to the Johnson Fire Department, preliminary results point to the fireplace as the possible cause of the fire. The blaze is still under investigation by the Washington County fire marshal. 

*Tyson Foods announced just this morning that White was taking over as CEO at the end of this month.

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