A total of 11 Alabama Forestry Commission Woodland Firefighters from six counties along with six tractor units are currently battling a 1,300+ acre wildfire atop Mt.Weisner in the southern portion of Cherokee County.  Jason Dockery who is a Public Information for the Alabama Forestry Commission stated that the fire is approximately 60% contained.

Dockery said that depending on weather conditions it could be as early as Friday or as late as Saturday before the fire is fully contained.