The following is a news release from the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office:
Crime Stoppers is Offering Up to $1,000 for Information on the Following:
At approximately 1:30 pm, Sunday, February 13th, a forest fire located along Hwy 389 and Snyder Bend Rd. in Bivens destroyed 416 acres of pine and hardwood timber.
According to investigators, the fire, which resulted in over a $100,000 loss, was the work of arsonists.