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Crews Working To Contain Large Grass Fire On I-540 In Van Buren

VAN BUREN, Ark. (KFSM) — Crews are battling a large grass fire on the Interstate-540 median just north of the Arkansas River. According to Arkansas State Police...

VAN BUREN, Ark. (KFSM) — Crews are battling a large grass fire on the Interstate-540 median just north of the Arkansas River.

According to Arkansas State Police, the fire is on the Van Buren side of the river and Van Buren Firefighters are working to put it out.

Officials say a trooper is on the scene to direct traffic. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.

This is a developing story, stay with 5NEWS for updates.