Sunday fires keep departments busy

Madison County firefighters were kept busy Sunday afternoon battling grass fires.

Aound 1:00 Sunday, firefighters from the Central Volunteer Fire Department were on Hurricane Road, near Ryland Pike and Hurricane Creek Road, for a fire in a ditch.

Fire officials tell waff 48 that that fire was put out in minutes.

Less than an hour later, Moores Mill volunteer firefighters were called to a grass fire in a ditch,  just north of the intersection of Shields Road and Jordan Road.

It took firefighters less than 15 minutes to extinguish that blaze.