Even after rainy weather doused much of the state, fire crews are still working to contain a wildfire in northwest Alabama.
The “Big Tree Fire” in the Sipsey Wilderness portion of Bankhead National Forest has been burning since October 16. The USDA Forest Service estimates nearly 2,000 acres of land has been impacted.
Blake Morris works with the USDA Forest Service at Talladega National Forest. He says despite the fire’s large footprint, very few trees are being affected.