Firefighters contain woods fire in Natchitoches Parish

Firefighters contain woods fire in Natchitoches Parish
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)

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.

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