Caddo Parish

Relay for Life Kickoff TONIGHT
The BIG event doesn't happen until next year, but the kick-off is TONIGHT. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Caddo Parish gets underway at 6 this evening. Event participants and volunteers will gather at Christus Schumpert Treatment Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundrai…
New Fire in Caddo Parish – Residents Being Evacuated
Fire crews are on the scene of a large pasture fire in northern Caddo Parish near Vivian. Several units from Caddo Fire District 8, with assistance from District 7, are out there now. Fire District 1 Spokeswoman Debra Nelson says so far, several acres and one structure are involved...
Officials Say Caddo Parish Fires Have Been Contained
Officials say the nine wildfires that have plagued the northern and central parts of Caddo Parish have been contained. Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says six Louisiana Air National Guard Blackhawk helicopters equipped with helibuckets patrolled the area yesterday and dropped wate…
Caddo Wildfires are Out — Hot Spots Remain
Six separate wildfires in central and northern Caddo Parish are out -- now the cleanup is underway.  Firefighters on the ground and National Guard troops in the air are looking  looking for and dousing hot spots.
Wildfire Burning in Northern Caddo Parish
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A wildfire is raging in northern Caddo Parish -- despite the limited amount of rain we got over the weekend. And that's prompted Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain to issue a warning to all residents north of Oil City to be prepared to evac…

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