Two receive minor injuries in house fire Tuesday


A fire at 1600 Dakota St. Tuesday night resulted in “non-life threatening injuries” to two people, according to Chief Shauwn Howell of the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department.

Howell said the fire was reported at 11:13 p.m., and the first responding units reported smoke and fire coming from the single story house.

There was “moderate to heavy” damage to the carport and a vehicle in the carport, and moderate damage to the remainder of the residence.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, Howell said, and no further information was immediately available.