[StBernard] Marsh fire burning outside of St. Bernard Parish, but unlikely to pose threat
westley at da-parish.com
Wed Jul 15 09:38:06 EDT 2009
Marsh fire burning outside of St. Bernard Parish, but unlikely to pose
by Chris Kirkham, The Times-Picayune
Tuesday July 14, 2009, 4:52 PM
A large marsh fire was burning this afternoon in the wetlands between
eastern New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish, but the blaze is too far out to
be reached by firefighters and appears to pose little threat.
St. Bernard Parish Fire Chief Thomas Stone said the area could only be
reached by helicopter, and that "there's no way to get equipment" to the
A New Orleans Fire Department spokesman said the agency has not dispatched
any crews to monitor the fire.
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