Firefighter injured while fighting woods fire in DeSoto Parish

[image] © 21-year-old Haden Ezernack had to be airlifted to LSU Hospital after he was hit by a large burning tree that crews were cutting down. Ezernack is currently listed in fair condition.

A DeSoto Parish firefighter is in ICU after a tree fell on him while responding to a woods fire in Logansport.

Crews responded to the blaze around 1p.m. Wednesday near Highway 191 & Mills Road.

According to DeSoto Fire District 1, 21-year-old Haden Ezernack had to be airlifted to LSU Hospital after he was hit by a large burning tree that crews were cutting down. Ezernack is currently listed in fair condition.

There were no other injuries reported.

The blaze charred approximately 100 acres of land.


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