News from the Tennessee Valley State, Local and National news
MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2007
HOME | NEWS | ARCHIVES | OBITUARIES | WEATHER

Fire crews battle woods blaze in Cherokee County

PIEDMONT (AP) — .Firefighters from several counties and neighboring Georgia battled a 100-acre woods fire Sunday in Cherokee County that threatened some homes and farms.

The fire was reported around 2 p.m. north of Piedmont off Cherokee County 8, said Alabama Forestry Commission spokesman Mike Kyser.

There were no injuries reported.

Kyser said crews from Georgia helped battle the fire.

He said crews from Cherokee, Calhoun and DeKalb counties also worked the fire.

Copyright 2005 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Save $84.50 a year off our newsstand price:
Subscribe today for only 38 cents a day!

Leave feedback
on this or
another
story.

Email This Page



  www.decaturdaily.com