NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - Authorities in Natchitoches Parish are working to extinguish a woods fire near the Marco community.
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies, Natchitoches Fire District 1 and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry are on the scene.
Officials say they received the call just before 3:00 p.m. in south Natchitoches Parish that a hay field on D C Walker Road was on fire.
Authorities say the fire burned 15-20 acres before being brought under control, according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.
A hay cutter, valued at $9,000, was destroyed in the blaze.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.