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.

ORIGINAL STORY:

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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