UPDATE: SMOKE/FIRE ALERT – MANSFIELD

UPDATE

FIRE UPDATE: CONTAINED – STAY ALERT

THE FORESTRY DEPT. NOW CONFIRMS THAT THE FIRE (IN THE AREA OF BINNING/MARR ROADS) IS NOW 100% CONTAINED. WE ASK THAT AREA RESIDENTS REMAIN ALERT FOR ANY FIRES SPREADING IN YOUR AREA. RESIDENTS CAN BE ASSURED OF THEIR SAFETY NOW, AND WE THANK EVERYONE ON THE GROUND FOR THEIR HARD WORK IN STOPPING THE SPREAD OF THIS FIRE.

***PLEASE BE REMINDED THAT A STATE WIDE BURN BAN REMAINS IN EFFECT.
STAY ALERT. STAY SAFE.

ORIGINAL

Dispatchers have received multiple calls regarding smoke in two areas near Mansfield, LA. We want to update the public to let you know that we are aware, and what is going on.

– In the area of Marr Road in Mansfield, there is a large fire reported. This is not a controlled burn, and Fire Districts are on scene at this time. Wind conditions have made for a lot of smoke in that area.
– In the area of the Town and Country Apartments (behind) there is a very large controlled burn that is contained at this time. Expect smoke in this area as well.

**As a reminder, DeSoto Parish and many surrounding Parishes are under a Burn Ban at this time due to dry conditions. Stay Safe!


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