Massive fire causes traffic delays in Bentonville

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Massive plant fire in Bentonville could be seen for miles in surrounding areas

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — UPDATE: Martin Luther King Jr Parkway in Bentonville will be closed all of Wednesday, December 4, according to the Bentonville Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Boydston.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Traffic is backed up in all directions near 5th Street and J Street in Bentonville due to a massive plant fire, according to an IDRIVE Arkansas map.

The delays are due to a fire that happened at 1900 E. Central Avenue in Bentonville shortly after 12 p.m., Wednesday, December 4.

All four schools have had power restored:

  • Washington Jr. High
  • Apple Glen Elementary
  • Old High Middle
  • R.E. Baker Elementary

City of Bentonville Spokesperson Debbie Griffin said no injuries have been reported.

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