Firefighters fighting, don't burn anything

“We've got fires everywhere” is what we heard Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton say over the radio Tuesday afternoon. At first it was hard to understand where but we quickly learned they were along Highway 31 and later learned they stretched from Flomaton to Brewton.

Our scanner started again Wednesday morning with calls of more brush fires along Highway 31 and firefighters and the Alabama Forestry Commission scrambled to get the situation under control.

Witnesses told fireman that the cause of the fires along Highway 31 were caused by an 18-wheeler heading south with two flat tires and the sp...

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