Dallas County Firefighters Battle Massive Fire

Firefighters in Dallas Co. are battling a major fire on Sunday night.

The fire happened at the National Salvage & Service Corporation on River Road in Burnsville, just a few miles east of Selma.

The company is a leader in the railroad tie industry.

Flames and smoke from the fire could be seen from miles away on Sunday night.

Oil-treated railroad ties are stored on the property.

At this time there is no information on any injures.

Valley Grand Volunteer Fire Chief Billy Barrett says lightning apparently started the fire. He says fire crews eventually had to get away because it got so big and hot. Barrett says the fire could burn for days.

Alabama News Network will update this story as information becomes available.

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