Grass fires spotted on I-85 - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Grass fires spotted on I-85

Courtesy: Leonard Hall Courtesy: Leonard Hall
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A series of grass fires was reported along Interstate 85 Southbound between mile markers 19 and 49. That stretches from the Montgomery County/Macon County Line to near the Auburn area. Officials told WSFA 12 News fire crews from Montgomery, Lee and Macon Counties have been called to fight the fires. 

An eyewitness reports that the smoke from the fire was so thick that they couldn't drive through the smoke because it was covering all lanes in both directions.  The eyewitness also estimated that at least 20-30 fires were going between the three counties.

The grass fire is still under investigation. WSFA 12 News is following this story and will have more details when they become available.

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