Fire damages home in Benton

Rob Poindexter

Updated 4 years ago

Fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire in Benton Thursday.Fairfield Fire Chief Duane Bickford says a passerby saw smoke coming out of the house and called it in around noon. The person renting the house was not home at the time of the fire.Fire crews from Fairfield, Winslow, and Clinton responded.Crews were able to keep the flames contained to one room but Chief Bickford says there’s extensive smoke and heat damage throughout the house.


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