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DEQ responds to improper burning of wood with creosote

Source: Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office Source: Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office
BAYOU SORREL, LA (WAFB) -

Environmental investigators are headed to the scene of a fire involving the improper burning of materials.

The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the fire started at the dock in Bayou Sorrel after 10 a.m.

According to deputies, wood with creosote was set on fire instead of being disposed of properly.

No injuries were reported.

DEQ is headed to the scene to make sure there is no contamination.

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