Grass fire on interstate near Evelyn Gandy exit

Grass fire on interstate near Evelyn Gandy exit

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - There is a grass fire on the shoulder of the interstate near the Evelyn Gandy Parkway, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

The grass fire is located on the shoulder of the right northbound lane near exit 69.

Commuters traveling the area need to be aware of the smoke and drive carefully until the scene is clear.

MDOT also reports there may be a second grass fire just north of the exit.