Large industrial fire burns near downtown Bentonville

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Crews from several fire departments battled a large fire Wednesday near downtown Bentonville in northwest Arkansas.

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that firefighters from four departments are battling the blaze at the United Industries UltraBoard facility. Smoke could be seen from several miles away from the blaze.

A city official says no injuries have been reported and that the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Nearby schools canceled outdoor recess because of concerns over air quality.

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