Firefighters extinguish afternoon brush fire in Madison County

Firefighters extinguish afternoon brush fire in Madison County

NEW MARKET, Ala. (WAFF) - Multiple fire crews responded to a call of a large brush fire late Sunday afternoon near Shields Road and Ford’s Circle. Fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze. They say it’s the third time they’ve been called to this location. Right now, the fire is under investigation.

Experts have been warning us saying the fire danger is extremely high right now. Abnormally dry conditions now cover almost half of Alabama and almost all of North Alabama.

More than 570-thousand people in the state are currently experiencing drought conditions.

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