CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Crawford County Emergency Management says five bulldozers were used to help fight the blaze.

State and federal forestry divisions were also on the scene to assist. The forestry division called in a second plane to help suppress the fire, and at approximately 4:30 p.m., emergency management reported that the fire was put out after growing to cover 20 acres total.


CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Multiple agencies fight a large fire in the Chastain Road and Graphic Road area near Mulberry on October 11.

According to Crawford County Emergency Manager Veronica Robins, the Mulberry Fire Department called in additional agencies to help with the quickly spreading blaze.

Robins says Mountainburg Fire Department, Kibler Fire Department, and the Arkansas Forestry Division are all assisting.

About 15 acres are on fire. Crawford County officials are helping monitor the blaze.

No structures have been impacted by the flames, according to Robins.

Robins said the Forestry Division has called for a water-carrying spotter plane to make a drop on the fire.

This is a developing story. Stay with KNWA/FOX24 for updates.