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Ash Flat, Arkansas 72513

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Fatal fire in Ash Flat

Wanda Yates

134 N. Circle Dr., Ash









At 3:59pm on 03/23/2010, Ash Flat Fire Department responded to a structure fire at134 N. Circle Dr. in Ash Flat. Shortly after arriving and battling the blaze, they discovered the body of a female in the livving room area of the residence. Ash Flat Police Department and C.I.D. from the Sharp County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene. The victim was tentatively identified as 68 year old Wanda Yates. Ms. Yates husband, Ronald Yates was also in the residence when the fire occurred , but was able to escape. The fire is currently under investigation. Ms. Yates has been sent to the Arkansas Medical Examiner's Office.

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