Apartments damagedThe Forrest City Fire Department was called to the Manor House Apartments about noon on Wednesday. A fire was reported in Apartment 220, which caused damage to several upstairs and downstairs apartments. In the top photo, firefighters evaluate their next move as smoke flows from nearby apartments. On the right, firefighters Tracy Hill, left, and Melvin Taylor, take a break from the heat and hydrate as temperatures soared into the upper 90s. More photos from the fire can be found on Page 3 of today’s Times-Herald. Photos by Kendall Owens.
Fire causes extensive damage to apartments - A fire that broke out about noon at the Manor House Apartment complex caused extensive damage to four units, displacing a mother and her four children.
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