Gadsden brush fire contained again

Fire near Owls Hollow Road in Etowah County, Ala. (WIAT/Matt Fernandez)
Fire near Owls Hollow Road in Etowah County, Ala. (WIAT/Matt Fernandez)

GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE 4:55 PM: Officials say the fire is contained again.

UPDATE: A fire in Gadsden has jumped the fire break and is no longer contained as of 4 p.m.

The Alabama Forestry Commision is on the scene with equipment to try and battle the blaze.

Nearby homes and businesses are not threatened, according to officials.

ORIGINAL: A fire in the Owls Hollow Road area is contained but continues burning.

The Gadsden assistant fire chief tells us about 30 acres have burned. The fire is in the Shinbone area.

The fire department says no structures are threatened by the blaze at this time.

CBS42 has a crew on the scene. We’ll continue to update this story.

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