Big wildfire burns in Talladega County

Big wildfire burns in Talladega County
Alabama Forestry Commission firefighters continue to fight a large wildfire in the Alpine community of Talladega County. (SOURCE: AFC) (Source: SOURCE: AFC)

TALLADEGA CO., Ala. (WBRC) - Firefighters with the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) battled a huge fire in the Alpine community of Talladega County for a second day Wednesday.

The good news there are no homes or people in immediate danger.

Alabama Forestry Commission firefighters continue to fight a large wildfire in the Alpine community of Talladega County. (SOURCE: AFC)
Alabama Forestry Commission firefighters continue to fight a large wildfire in the Alpine community of Talladega County. (SOURCE: AFC) (Source: SOURCE: AFC)

The fire is currently estimated at approximately 500 acres in size.

AFC personnel are using bulldozers to contain the flames.

In the last seven days, 122 wildfires have burned over 1,000 acres of land in Alabama.

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