ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Albertville Fire Department Chief Brad Hicks says no one was hurt and no property was damaged in a Friday afternoon business fire.
Hicks says they received a call of a fire at Progress Rail Services at 1:30 p.m. Friday. He says a worker was using equipment to move scrap when the fire started.
It took crews around an hour to put out the fire.
Viewers used Twitter to report a black column of smoke rising from the fire near Hwy 431 in Albertville.
@whnt large fire at progress rail scrap yard on 431 in Albertville….
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