Grass fire on US 49 past Elks Lake Road extinguished

Grass fire on US 49 past Elks Lake Road extinguished

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A grass fire on US 49 past Elks Lake Road in Hattiesburg caused minor traffic delays for motorists Thursday afternoon.

The fire started on the shoulder of the right southbound lane.

The Hattiesburg Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the flames quickly.

They are now clearing the scene and traffic is flowing smoothly at this time.