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Tank fire near Lincoln Parish oil well

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LINCOLN PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Lincoln Parish fire crews are fighting a fire near an oil well.

It's located off of Highway 563, near Sunshine Road. A sheriff's office deputy tells KNOE that the fire is about three miles north of Interstate 20, near Simmsboro.

We are told a tank at the oil well is on fire, and firefighters will remain on the scene until it is out or burns out.

The sheriff's office also tells us there were no injuries and no evacuations, but the road the well is located on has been blocked off to traffic.


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