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Fire crews contain woods fire in south Shreveport

Law enforcement officials direct traffic near the site of a woods fire in Keithville.

Gusty winds fueled a woods fire in south Caddo Parish this afternoon near the Keithville Post Office. It's under control now, but local fire districts are on alert, and keeping an eye out for hot spots. We'll have the latest on the windy conditions in your StormTracker 12 forecast, and on the what the risks are for more brush fires now.

Fire damaged a Fairfield Avenue law office in the historic Highland district this afternoon. A propane heater used to install roofing materials is suspected as the source of the blaze. 

KSLA News 12's Brittany Pieper is following up today at 5 on the results of a sting operation cracking down on Caddo Parish convenience stores selling alcohol to minors. Today, we hear from one of the stores busted in the operation, about how it happened and what they're doing to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Check your investments. The Dow falls more than 200, interrupting 2012 rally.

A new study finds young children who have problems breathing while sleeping are at an increased risk for behavioral difficulties later in childhood. At 5, we'll show you some symptoms to watch.

See you at 5.

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