Red River Parish gas well blows out; still on fire

Red River Parish gas well blows out; still on fire
(Source: Josh Harvison)

RED RIVER PARISH (KSLA) - Crews are on scene of a gas well blow out in Red River Parish on Friday morning.

Crews got the call just after 4 a.m. to the well on Highway 71, one mile north of Highway 515

Hazmat crews are on scene.

According to the Red River Parish Sheriff's Office, no one was injured.

No one is being evacuated - because the fire poses no threat to the community or danger to air quality.

The fire can be seen from 5 to 10 miles away.

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