Volunteer fire departments respond to wildfires as Fire Alert is re-issued in Alabama

Posted on AllSides October 24th, 2023
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MONROVIA, Ala. (WHNT) — On Tuesday, the Alabama Forestry Commission re-issued a statewide Fire Alert, due to drought conditions being a wildfire hazard. As all 67 counties are under the Fire Alert, local fire agencies are ready to step up. “We’ll respond wherever help is needed,” Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) Public Information Officer, Lieutenant James Filley, said. MVFD covers the Monrovia area northwest of Huntsville, in Madison County. However, it also partners with other area agencies as part of a mutual aid agreement. Harvest Fire, Toney Fire, Bobo Fire,...

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