LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — Roads have opened after heavy smoke from a grass fire lowered people’s visibility on the road Friday.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office said Highway 63 north of Highway 444 was shut down due to a large field fire causing heavy smoke. Visibility was low, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office diverted traffic to Palmer Road and Gum Swamp Road.

Livingston Parish Fire District 8 Chief Jeff Guitreau said that the fire started around noon and burned 30 to 40 acres. The cause of the fire is still unknown but Guitreau said no one was hurt.

Three departments responded to the fire. Guitreau said his department worked on it while two others helped.

The sheriff’s office said a crew from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry also responded to the scene.

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