600 Acres Burned in Arkansas Wildfire

September 17, 2013

A wildfire that burned 600 acres in Ashley County has now been contained.

The Arkansas Forestry Commission said Sunday that the fire started Saturday afternoon and crews fought the blaze until about 3 a.m.

Little Rock television station KATV reports that firefighters had to return to the scene in southeast Arkansas later Sunday.

The fire consumed about 600 acres southwest of Fountain Hill. Officials said about 10 structures were threatened by the fire but no damage has been reported.

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