At 1:13 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a radio call from the Arkansas Forestry requesting the Ravenden Fire Department for a mobile home fire at a Swartz residence on Lawrence 140. Lawrence County Dispatch requested Ravenden to respond, Ravenden requested the assistance of Imboden and Smithville Fire Departments.

Imboden, Ravenden and Smithville Fire Departments were all in route at 1:15 pm. Initial reports were that several out building had burned and a mobile home was on fire in addition to the surrounding woods. Forestry units on scene were attempting to plow a fire line around the fire to keep it from advancing. Imboden, Ravenden and Smithville units were all on scene by 1:34 pm.

Craighead Electric was called to assist with downed power lines, they were on scene at 2:03 pm. There were no injuries reported, fire crews were still on scene at the time of this article. The cause of the fire was unknown.

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