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Smoke in SWLA from marsh fire in Cameron

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Updated: Dec. 9, 2019 at 5:41 PM CST
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Several KPLC viewers have reported heavy smoke in several areas of Southwest Louisiana.

A representative with the National Weather Service said the smoke is coming from the western end of Cameron Parish.

Cameron Sheriff Ron Johnson said there is a marsh fire, which he says are capable of producing a lot of smoke.

Danny Lavergne, head of the Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, says the marsh fire is on Monkey Island.

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