Feb 25, 2014 6:57 PM by Dave Fields

Evacuation in Acadia Parish due to "well blowout"

In Acadia Parish, deputies are now calling the situation a "well blowout". Residents living within a mile and half of Hwy 13 near Buckhorn need to evacuate due to natural gas leak. Hwy 13 between Tiger Lane and Branch Hwy (Hwy 370) is also being shut down.

A Louisiana State Police(LSP) HazMat team is on the scene and officials are assessing the situation. State troopers report that it has taken the lead role in this incident and that further details are forthcoming.


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