Evening structure fire

Turner’s Grocery

February 6, 2023 

At 9:25 p.m. the City of Natchitoches Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Dixie and Dean for a reported structure fire.  Engines 1 and 3, Rescue 1, Truck 1, and Chief 2 along with Training/Safety Officer, Fire Investigations and Chief 1 responded to the emergency.  While enroute we were notified of a possible second structure involved.  Natchitoches Parish Fire District 6 was requested for assistance.  Fire department personnel arrived on scene to find fire and smoke visible from the roof.  Pre-connected hose lays were pulled from Engine 3 and a hydrant connection established.  The fire was extinguished with no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Thanks to Natchitoches Parish Fire District 6, the City of Natchitoches Police Department and Utility Department and Natchitoches Parish EMS for their assistance mitigating this emergency.