According to Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley on August 22, 2018 at approximately 10:06 a.m. The Izard County Sheriff’s Department along with Calico Rock Fire Department, Pineville Fire Department, and Vital Link Ambulance responded to the Calico Rock Elementary School for an incident that claimed the life of a 48-year-old Mountain Home man, Steve Allen, who worked for Methvin Sanitation. The incident occurred while Allen was emptying a dumpster. The investigation is ongoing with no foul play suspected. No school personnel or students were involved.