Saturday brush fire burns 9 acres - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Saturday brush fire burns 9 acres

The fire burned 9 acres. The fire burned 9 acres.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Firefighters responded to a brush fire off Highway 53 and Douglass Road in Huntsville Saturday afternoon.

A call for a wheat field fire came in around 2:00 p.m. A viewer caught video of flames and smoke filling the sky. Authorities were called in to redirect traffic on the busy roadway.

Officials say the fire burned approximately nine acres. It took about an hour to douse the flames.

A cause has yet to be determined.

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