Explosion, Natural Gas Fire in DeSoto Parish
It was a scary situation in DeSoto Parish. According to the DeSoto Sheriff's Department, an explosion and natural gas fire is causing major problems near Highway 3015.
Sheriff Jayson Richardson, fire crews were called to Enterprise Products in Keatchie around 11:30 Wednesday night. Some residents even reported a loud explosion. Richardson says that residents in the area were never in danger.
Authorities say that they have cut the natural gas lines that were feeding the fire to burn it out. However, many emergency crews are still on scene and the area surround Enterprise will be closed to the public for most of the morning.
An investigation into how the fire started and what led to the explosion is still on going.