South Wilkerson Street Reopens After Crews Battle Johnson House Fire

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JOHNSON (KFSM) -- South Wilkerson Street in Johnson reopened about 9 a.m. Tuesday after being closed while crews battled a house fire.

Police in Johnson blocked off South Wilkerson Street on Tuesday as firefighters battled a house fire at 5908 Wilkerson Street in Johnson. Springdale, Fayetteville and Tontitown fire departments assisted the Johnson Fire Department in putting out the fire.

The single-story home showed smoke coming from the roof and windows as crews worked to extinguish the blaze. The fire was quickly put out, and police said no injuries were reported. By 8:20 a.m., crews were left to knock down hot spots.

A cause of the fire has not been determined, but the fire marshal was investigating.


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