Grain bin fire near Otwell now contained
OTWELL, Ark. (KAIT) – The excitement has died down at the scene of a grain bin fire near Otwell.
Earlier Wednesday morning, emergency crews were dispatched to the fire, located along Craighead County Road 448, according to Jonesboro and Craighead E-911 Dispatch.
According to crews on scene, the grain bin was flushed out with water to prevent any reignition. A small group of responders will stay on the scene to monitor the situation for a few hours.
The Valley View and Southridge Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the fire, and Jonesboro Fire Department is also provided a ladder truck.
We currently have no word on how the fire started or if anyone was injured.
Emergency crews are the scene of a grain bin fire, just off state HWY 158 near Otwell. @Region8News pic.twitter.com/81EkCmJesY— Jace Passmore (@JacePassmore1) February 22, 2023
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