fire alert

Alabama Under a Statewide Fire Alert

The Alabama Forestry Commission has issued a statewide fire alert . The fire alert is effective immediately and means that permits for outdoor burning will be restricted and issued only at the discretion of the State Forestry. Record heat, drought conditions and high winds already had the state under a fire danger advisory. When you add in low humidity it…

47 Alabama counties under fire alert

The State Forestry Commission issued a Fire Alert for many counties in Alabama. The alert is a result of a severe drought across the state caused by a lack of precipitation early in the year. The Foresters reported Tuesday that Alabama experienced 265 fires statewide that burned 2,300 acres. While the Fire Alert doesn’t mean residents need to stop backyard bonfires…