Multiple departments battle Meridianville brush fire

No one was injured from the fire.

Posted: Oct 1, 2019 2:52 PM
Updated: Oct 1, 2019 5:30 PM

Update: The fire has been extinguished. It was near Lynn Fanning Elementary School on Moores Mill Road.

Tim Hall, a spokesperson with Madison County Schools, said the school was not impacted. A fire engine was dedicated to stay near the school to make sure it wasn't impacted.

Courtesy of Roger Jones, District 1 Commissioner

The Hazel Green, New Market, Moores Mill, Central and Meridianville volunteer fire departments, along with Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. and Red Cross, responded. About 20 acres of the soybean field were burned. 

Moores Mill Volunteer Fire tells WAAY 31 the cause of the fire was related to the drought. The fire started around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday and was extinguished around 2:30 p.m. 

No one was injured from the fire.


From earlier:

Multiple fire departments are battling a brush fire in Meridianville. 

Moores Mill Volunteer Fire tells WAAY 31 the department has crews on the way to the scene, where there are already about five other volunteer fire departments. The call of the fire came in around 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Stay with WAAY 31 on air and online for updates.

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