Injuries reported as crews continue to battle Attalla warehouse fire

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ATTALLA, Ala. (WIAT) – Update (10/3): After day four of a warehouse fire in Attalla, the cause is still unknown.

Though the fire is said to be 90 percent contained, crews said there are still some challenges in fighting the flames. The biggest challenge is the blaze is fueled by large amounts of paper being stored there.

Firefighters said they’ve been having trouble controlling the blaze in the centers of the buildings. They’ve been spraying the exteriors to reduce the dark plume of smoke coming from the building.

ATTALLA, Ala. – Update (10/1): Our news partners at report the fire is still burning.

Officials told the fire may be several days from dying down.

Crews from 10 counties – including one from Georgia have been battling the Etowah County fire since Monday afternoon.

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ATTALLA, Ala. (WIAT) — Update (9/30): The warehouse fire in Attalla is still blazing as of Monday night.

One person has been injured in the fire, and two firefighters have overheated from battling the flames.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.

Warehouse Fire in Attalla (Photo: CBS 42)

Original (9/30): First responders are now trying to put out a warehouse that is on fire.

On Monday afternoon, the Etowah County 911 confirmed through Facebook that they were responding to a fire at Gadsden Warehousing, located at 600 Bill Austin Drive.

There has been no cause determined for the fire as of Monday afternoon or if there are any injuries.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more updates we learn more information on the situation.

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