Arkansas Church Burns

Only July 20, the North Little Rock Fire Department responded to a church fire. The call came shortly after a thunder storm came through the area.

Witnesses in the area reported lightning close to the church just prior to the fire being reported.

The crew of E-6 reported there was heavy smoke showing upon arrival. Responding to the scene were the chief, assistant chief and battalion chief, Fire crews dispatched included those from E-6, E-8, E-3, E-9, E-7, E-1, R-5, T-7.

The fire marshal's office sent three personnel.

Neighboring departments Maumelle and Sherwood each sent a truck. It took about three hours for the fire to be brought under control.