Fire District 7 (Dixie Inn) was called into action Tuesday around noon when an out-of-control pasture fire was reported north of the village near Bounds Road. Fire District 5 (Sarepta) and Minden Fire Department were called in as mutual aid.
Above, Minden Fire Capt. John Thompson drags a hose that will be needed as crews head for the burning pasture in the background. Minden and Fire District 5 were back in service within an hour of being dispatched.