Arkansas State Capitol Update Released After Mystery Fire

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Big news at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.

According to Fox 16, the Capitol building will be closed for a remainder of the week after a mysterious fire broke out in the building on Friday. The source of the fire points to a room that was closed at the time the blaze started.

Mystery Fire At The Arkansas State Capitol

It was after closing time in the café room of the Capitol when Capitol Security spotted smoke at 5:45pm. They immediately called in the fire department. The building was evacuated.

Although the fire was an intense one, authorities say that crews were quickly able to get the fire under control. It started at the basement level of the building.

Arkansas Secretary of State issued an update on Twitter that the Capitol will be closed until Thursday after the mysterious blaze. No reason was given for the delayed reopening.

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