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Published: September 17, 2019


THE ALABAMA FORESTRY COMMISSION HAS ISSUED A FIRE DANGER ADVISORY FOR ALL 67 COUNTIES IN ALABAMA DUE TO THE LOW HUMIDITY AND LACK OF RAIN.  MEDIA SOURCES REPORT, THE A-F-C HAS RESPONDED TO 192 WILDFIRES IN THE PAST 30 DAYS OF WHICH THOSE BLAZES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BURNING MORE THAN 2,220 ACRES OF LAND STATEWIDE.  ACCORDING TO THE A-F-C, DROUGHT AND HIGH TEMPERATURES CREATE A HIGH PROBABILITY OF FUEL IGNITION AND AN ATMOSPHERE FAVORABLE FOR WILDFIRES.  WHILE ALABAMA IS NOT UNDER ANY BURN RESTRICTIONS, RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.