Crews Battled A Large Fire In Barling

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BARLING (KFSM) -- Fire crews are battling a grass fire across from the Barling City Park, according to the Barling Fire Department.

It started just after 3 p.m. in eastern Sebastian County.

The exact location is the area between H Street at The City Park headed toward Fort Street, according to their Facebook post.  The fire is under control, however smoke will remain in the area for a day or so, according to the Barling Fire Department.

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Sebastian County and Fort Chaffee fire crews were on scene to contain the fire.

 Fire fighters near the scene said several fire departments -- rural and city -- were called to help battle the blaze including the Fort Smith Fire Department that had a pumper truck and a brush truck on scene .
Barling and Fort Smith police also responded.
 No word yet on what started the fire.

City of Barling Fire Department Facebook photo.