Crews respond to large fire west of Athens

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala.--Emergency crews responded to a large fire in the 15000 block of New Cut Road, just west of Athens, Thursday evening.

Neighbors said they heard two large explosions around 4:40 p.m.  The fire happened in an enclosed metal building near a home.  The home itself was not damaged.  However, the fire destroyed two motor homes, tractors, a Polaris vehicle and some antiques.

 

Photo Courtesy Blake Williams

Photo Courtesy Blake Williams

It took five different volunteer firefighters crews about a hour to contain.  No one was injured.