As everyone is aware, the entire state of Alabama is currently under a Burn Ban. The conditions throughout the state have created an extreme danger of wildland / structure fires. Within the city of Leeds, we have had numerous fire incidents in October - some of which have involved structures. Due to the seriousness of the conditions, any individuals that are responsible for starting any fires will face fines and possible criminal charges.
Although Leeds has been faced with several fires, there are also a number of fires that are impacting our surrounding areas. As a result, smoke may be seen within Leeds. Please do not be alarmed by the presence of smoke within our area. However, if you discover smoke that is accompanied by fire - CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.