Crews battling Lamar Co. fire

Crews battling Lamar Co. fire

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Members of the Northeast Lamar Volunteer Fire Department is currently battling a grass fire located west of Ratcliff Lane off Weathersby Road.

The U.S. Forestry Service has been called and will dispatch a crew shortly.

The crew on the scene is using bulldozers equipped with trenching equipment that will cut a fire break line in the woods.

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No residences have been affected currently. However, there is a lot of wind in the area, which is making things more difficult for firefighters to keep the blaze in check.

This is a developing story. We will update this story with more details as they become available.