TRAFFIC ALERT: Fire Causes Lane Closures on Hwy. 71 in Bella Vista

Published 05/02 2014 06:38AM

Updated 07/22 2015 09:32AM

BELLA VISTA: Police are shutting down one lane northbound and one lane southbound on Hwy. 71 after an overnight fire. The lanes will be shut down from Pinon Drive to Towncenter to help crews transfer water to the scene.

Firefighters from several cities battled the extensive fire at a Bella Vista lumber company. The fire started after 2 a.m. at T.H. Rogers Lumber Company on Bella Vista Way off of Highway 71. The flames have spread to all three businesses located in that strip mall. Crews are using ladder trucks to spray water on the fire from up above. No injuries have been reported.

Carroll Electric reported some power outages in the area after crews had to cut power to the strip mall.

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