- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

JESSIEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire in the Forked Mountain area about 12 miles north of Jessieville is now fully contained.

Forest Service spokesman Terence Peck said in a news release Tuesday that the fire began Saturday and burned nearly 700 acres in the area near the Garland, Perry and Saline County lines.

Peck says there were no injuries and no home or structures damaged. He said the Forest Service is continuing to monitor the area and that the cause of the fire has not been determined.


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