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Mandatory evacuation issued for Beauregard Parish town as wildfire approaches

9 months 5 days 14 hours ago Thursday, August 24 2023 Aug 24, 2023 August 24, 2023 6:02 PM August 24, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image credit to Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office.

MERRYVILLE - The Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office issued a mandatory evacuation for the town of Merryville and all surrounding areas due to a wildfire approaching the area.

According to police, the fire could reach the town limits within the next hour or two hours.

Additionally, buses will be at the Merryville Town Hall for those that need transportation, and there will be shelter at the First Methodist Church in DeRidder, La.

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