Six people die in Springdale house fire


Six people died in a house fire early Sunday in Springdale, according to a Washington County Sheriff’s Office news release.

A caller reported the fire at about 2 a.m. Sunday, July 24, and told dispatchers that a trailer home was on fire with people still inside at 21325 Treehouse Road in Springdale.

One child escaped the fire, but two adults and four other children died inside the home.

The Nob Hill Fire Department, Goshen Fire Department, Round Mountain Fire Department, Hindsville Fire Department, Central EMS, Air Evac, as well as Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Washington County Coroner’s Office, responded to the scene.

Detectives are currently investigating the cause of the fire, according to the release.

The victims’ bodies have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab to determine cause of death and make positive identification.

The sheriff’s office did not release names or ages of the victims or the survivor.