Abandoned building fire closes State Line northbound lanes


Texarkana, Ark. Firefighters responded to a large fire at an abandoned building on State Line Ave. Saturday afternoon.

The fire broke out around 1:45 p.m. in an abandoned building on 25th Street at State Line Ave.  The first TAPD officer on scene advised the building was already fully engulfed.

According to radio traffic a 911 caller saw people run from the building.

Northbound lanes on State Line Ave. were closed at 23rd Street for around an hour due to fire hoses in the roadway.  No injuries have been reported.

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