Firefighters containing field fire in Athens

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ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Fire Department and Police Department are on the scene of a field fire at Elm Street and Hine Street.

Athens Police Department says the crossing of Elm Street and Hine Street is blocked off at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the fire.

Much of North Alabama has a red flag warning this weekend, which means there is a high fire risk.