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UPDATE: Large field fire in Madison County

According to Madison County Fire Communications, a field lit on fire around 1195 Hurricane Creek Road.

Posted: Oct 9, 2018 4:19 PM
Updated: Oct 10, 2018 10:35 AM

UPDATE: The fire is mostly put out. The Moore Mills, Keel Mountain, Gurley and Central volunteer fire departments reported to the scene. According to a Madison County worker, the land owner's employee was trying to burn debris and accidentally set the fire. No one was injured.

According to the Alabama Forestry Commission, there are no current burn bans in the state, but when people burn they should consider all the conditions at the time of the burn, so they can maintain control of it.

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There is a large field fire around 1195 Hurricane Creek Road. Officials say to use caution in this area.

The fire is 5 acres large. It is close to Central Volunteer Fire Department and there are two other volunteer stations within 5 miles of the fire.

It isn't known right now how the fire started and officials are working to put it out.

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