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Furniture store fire in Jonesboro

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JONESBORO, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Louisiana State Fire Marshals working the scene of the burned furniture store on Pershing Hwy.

Jonesboro firefighters were called to the Deals and Discounts Furniture Store around 8 pm on May 5.

Jonesboro fire chief, Mark Treadway is apart of the investigation team looking for clues on how this fire started.

"the sheriff's department received the call about 8 minutes after 8 and we were dispatched about 11 minutes after 8. The first fire engine arrived about 12 minutes after 8 and the north end of the building had heavy smoke. As of right now we have not ruled out anything. The lead investigators is the louisiana state fire marshals, myself and one of the jackson parish deputies. But we are not ruling out anything right now," Treadway said.

We will continue to follow this story and provide more information when it's given.

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