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BCSO: Large, black cloud of smoke is the result of fire at a Blount Co. a landfill

Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 7:03 PM CDT
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BLOUNT Co., Ala. (WBRC) - A Large black pillar of smoke, visible from Red Mountain Saturday afternoon, is the result of a burn at a landfill, according to the Blount Co. Sheriff’s Office.

One woman captured these photos near the count line off Hwy 79.

Fire reported County line Rd. off Hwy 79
Fire reported County line Rd. off Hwy 79(Melissa Boshell)
Fire reported County line Rd. off Hwy 79
Fire reported County line Rd. off Hwy 79(Melissa Boshell)

You can also see the pillar from Red Mountain.

Large black smoke cloud visible from Red Mountain
Large black smoke cloud visible from Red Mountain(wbrc)

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