Fire threatens homes|Officials warn against illegal burning

Published 7:57 am Thursday, March 12, 2009

By Staff
forest being burned and homes in the area in danger of burning.
Madeline Hildreth, Escambia County manager of the Alabama Forestry
Commission, said the fire began when a small leaf fire got out of control.
Hildreth said a fire trench was dug around one home that would have
otherwise burned as a result of the fire.
For more details concerning the blaze and criteria for legal burning, see
the Sunday issue of The Brewton Standard.

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