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Athens Fire and Rescue working to put out brush fire

According to the City of Athens, the fire burned 10 acres.
According to the City of Athens, the fire burned 10 acres.(City of Athens, Alabama)
Published: Jun. 14, 2022 at 1:20 PM CDT
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ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - Athens Fire and Rescue was called to the scene of a brush fire near Huntsville-Browns Ferry Rd. and Lindsay Ln.

Firefighters that were not working today were called in to help fight the fire and man the station in case of other emergency calls.

According to a press release from the City of Athens, firefighters from East Limestone, Piney Chapel and Owens volunteer fire departments responded to help extinguish the fire.

The City of Athens says that about 10 acres were burned in the fire but it is now contained.

Athens Fire and Rescue believes that the fire was started by a spark from a tractor near the Gamble House.

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