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Cenla Water, Burn Ban Updates

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ALEXANDRIA, La. - Officials have released information on boil advisories and burn bans Friday.

A boil advisory was lifted in the Village of Plaucheville. Recently, a water line break prompted a boil advisory last week, but the test results are now back and the water is safe to use.

Meanwhile in Marksville, a boil advisory was issued Friday morning for residents in the Fifth Ward Water System on the following roads:

  • Schoolhouse Road
  • Moses Lane and from intersection of La. Hwy 1194
  • La. Hwy 1 at the caution light to the intersection of Schoolhouse Road and La. Hwy 1194.

 But Winn Parish will be under a burn ban next week. The ban affects all outdoor burning there.

 It begins Monday morning at 8 a.m. and will be enforced until further notice.

 If you're caught burning without permission, you could face a fine of $500 and 6 months in jail.

The ban does not apply to prescribed burns by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

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