Watch: Wildfire burning in east Lincoln County

Published 9:09 pm Wednesday, November 8, 2023

NOLA — A wildfire is burning on Autrey Lane. Lincoln County Volunteer Firefighters are on scene battling the blaze. Check out our 9:25 p.m. update here.

Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Reid sent in a video of the fire along with pictures. The pictures shows flames crowning the trees meaning the fire is at a high enough intensity to burn the tops of trees.

Wind speeds are currently holding a sustained 7 mph out of the south and are forecast to drop slightly into the night. The fire is burning near the railroad tracks on Autrey Lane which is close to the Nola community between Heucks Retreat and Sontag.

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Please remember to heed our local burn ban.