UPDATE: Large fire and heavy smoke fills Bentonville skyline

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UPDATE: Martin Luther King Jr Parkway in Bentonville will be closed all of Wednesday, December 4, 2019, according to the Bentonville Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Boydston.

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Firefighters in Benton County are currently working a fire in Bentonville.

According to Benton County dispatch, the fire is located at 1900 E. Central Avenue in Bentonville.

The address is for United Industries.

Fire crews are responding. Please avoid the area.

Reports state that some Walmart employees have been told to leave the area due to the heavy smoke. It is also reported that residents in the immediate area and near Rogers have received emergency phone notifications warning of potential irritable smoke.

Photo courtesy of KNWA

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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