Illegal burning cause of DeSoto Co. fire that took hours to put out

The fire in Nesbit
The fire in Nesbit(Nesbit Fire Department)
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 1:34 PM CDT
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NESBIT, Miss. (WMC) - Illegal burning was the cause of a fire that burned for hours, firefighters say.

Nesbit Fire Department says the fire began as an unauthorized burn.

Walls and Eudora Fire Departments had to assist in the fire, which took several hours to put out.

“It is important to remember that all burning in Desoto County requires a permit and should be done safely in order to prevent the spread of fire. To obtain a burn permit please call (662) 469-8080 for more information,” the department shared on social media.

Last night Nesbit Fire Department responded to a large fire that began as an unauthorized burn. Walls Fire Department...

Posted by Nesbit Fire Department on Friday, May 20, 2022

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