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Woman succumbs in Fort Smith fire

by Thomas Saccente | February 17, 2021 at 3:48 a.m.
A NEBCO Fire Department truck is shown in this 2017 file photo.

FORT SMITH -- The origin and cause of a fire that killed a woman and injured a man early Tuesday are under investigation.

Fort Smith Fire Marshal Ethan Millard said crews were sent at 2:35 a.m. Tuesday to a fire at 600 N. 13th St. A man standing outside, who had suffered burns, told firefighters that someone was inside.

Firefighters found a woman's body in the detached garage.

The man was taken to a hospital, according to Millard. His condition was unknown.

Officials haven't identified the man or woman.


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