Fire near Warrior closes sections of I-65

WARRIOR, Ala. (WIAT) — A large fire near Warrior has closed a section of I-65, according to the Alabama Forestry Commission.

The interstate has been closed between mile markers 282 and 284 on I-65 Northbound, between the Kimberly and Hayden exits.

According to the Forestry Commission, fires are showing to the east of those exits, and traffic is congested. You’re asked to avoid the area if possible. If you need to travel in the area, check out our traffic map to see how the roadways look on surrounding routes.

CBS42 will bring you more details as they emerge.

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