UPDATE: 30 acres burned by grass fire in Neshoba County
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - According to a post made on Facebook by the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office, Highway 482 between Road 759 and Road 632 was temporarily closed Saturday afternoon due to a fire and poor visibility.
Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark told News 11 that several volunteer fire departments and the Mississippi Forestry Commission responded to the Sandtown Community when the call went out at 12:39 this afternoon.
Nearly 30 acres of land were burned in the fire. The fire was under control by 3:35.
Neshoba County is still under a burn ban until November 20th.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. If you have any information on how it was started please contact the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department at 601-656-1414.
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