Fire department responds to grass, brush fires

Natchitoches Parish Fire Didtrict 6 continues to respond to numerous grass and brush fires. The latest a grass fire on Hwy. 494 at 2 pm on Sunday, July 31.

An unattended burn barrel resulted in fire extension into very dry nearby vegetation.

The parish-wide Burn Ban has not been lifted and is still in effect. The fire risk continues to be extremely high
Engines 1, 4 and 18 responded, along with Rescue 1 and 8 NPFD6 members.