PHOTOS: Firefighters work massive fire in Bentonville


BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFTA) — Firefighters in Benton County are currently working a fire in Bentonville.

According to Benton County dispatch, the fire is located at 1900 E. Central Avenue in Bentonville.

The address is for United Industries.

Fire crews are responding. Please avoid the area.

Leslee Wright with Bentonville Public Schools says kids at Washington Junior High and Apple Glen Elementary will stay inside for recess but are not evacuating at this time.

Wright also said that schools in Bentonville have restored power.

According to Ashley Siwiec with Rogers Public Schools, students are staying inside.

An emergency alert for air quality was sent to some phone users saying potentially irritable smoke was moving into Rogers.

Debbie Griffin with the City of Bentonville says the call came in before 11:30 a.m. for an external fire at United Industries.

Griffin says there are no injuries and no additional evacuations were required.

The ADEQ is on its way to Bentonville to be at the site of the fire.

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