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Large brush fire breaks out in Blount County

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Source: Fox6 Weather Watcher Nate Geno Source: Fox6 Weather Watcher Nate Geno
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BLOUNT COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Firefighters from Blount and Etowah counties are responding to a large brush fire that broke out in Blount County on Monday afternoon. The fire is near Lebanon Church on County Road 42.

FOX6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt says the past few days have been "extremely dry" and the arid weather will likely continue for the next few days.

On Saturday, parts of Alabama were under a red flag warning due to the low relative humidity and windy conditions.

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