BY MELANIE BUCK –
A local woman lost her home last week due to an alleged arson fire that occurred in the morning hours on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Shady Grove Fire Department responded to the call and received mutual aid from Mena Fire Department. It took firefighters around 30 minutes to contain the fire, however, the home was a complete loss.
Lana Violet Guinn, age 29, has been arrested for Arson in connection with the fire. She remains in the Polk County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.
Greta Guinn lived in the home on Polk 238 and lost all of her belongings as a result. If you would like to help, a benefit account has been set up for Greta Guinn at Union Bank.