UPDATE: Downed transformer sparks grass fire near Caddo Parish church

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 1:42pm

3:13 p.m.

Officials tell KMSS, the cause of the fire is believed to be a downed transformer.

The blaze has burned around 15-20 acres so far.


1:42 p.m.

Firefighters are currently trying to extinguish a grass fire on the south side of Caddo Parish.

Units first responded to the blaze Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Mansfield Road and Keithville-Kingston Road.

Seven units are on scene trying to battle back a grass fire from the Mc Donald Chapel United Methodist Church in Keithville.

Gusting winds are keeping firefighters from putting out the flames.

KMSS has a crew on scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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