Emergency crews are on the scene of a large fire in Bibb County Tuesday evening.

"There is a significant fire on Highway 382 at Airport Road [...] just south of Centreville," said Alabama Emergency Management Agency Division C Coordinator and Townsquare Media News Director Don Hartley.

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Hartley said half an acre of wooden pallets caught fire and that five different fire departments have been called to assist the Green Pond Volunteer Fire Department, including the Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service and the Hagler Volunteer Fire Department.

Don Hartley/TSM
Don Hartley/TSM

Hartley says crews remain on site.

Smoke from the fire could be seen for miles, mingling with the haze created by a controlled burn in the Talladega National Forest.

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