MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Firefighters with Mobile Fire-Rescue and Alabama Forestry are working to control a bush fire that started Thursday, April 7.
The majority of the fire was contained Thursday night, but hotspots still remained in the area. The fire started at about 2 p.m. in the woods near Hillcrest, Nevius and Three Notch Roads. An estimated 60 to 70 acres were burned during the fire, according to Alabama Forestry.
As of Friday, April 8, an estimated 20 more acres were burned, according to Alabama Forestry. Mobile firefighters are working to stop the flames from spreading to the closest home, which is 200 yards away.
Currently, homes are not being evacuated at this time, according to a Facebook post from Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.