UPDATE: 1 person dead after apartment fire in Alma

River Valley News

ALMA, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Crawford County Coroner Pam Wells confirmed that Paul Lynch, 73, a resident from the apartment complex, has died at an area hospital after being transported from the scene.

He was pronounced dead at 4:42 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, according to the coroner. First responders attempted CPR at the apartment complex and while heading to the hospital.


One person was injured after an apartment fire in Alma on Tuesday afternoon.

Alma Fire Department was called to a report of a fire at 117 Collum Lane East just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

Crews arrived at Meadors Apartments for a bottom floor apartment on fire. The second-floor apartment sustained smoke damage.

Fire crews on scene told KNWA/FOX24 that one person was injured but wouldn’t say the extent of the injuries.

Stay with KNWA/FOX24 for additional updates.

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