Fire Alert issued for 46 Alabama Counties

The Alabama Forestry Commision has issued a Fire Alert for 46 Alabama counties:
Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Coosa, Cullman, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston

While under a Fire Alert, those wishing to conduct burns must receieve a permit from the AFC. The Alert will remain in effect until conditions improve, at at this time that does not look to be in the near future.

More information is available at http://www.forestry.alabama.gov/pr.aspx?ID=11831&sm=c_1