Small fire at hardwood company after lightning strikes power pole in East Alabama

Small fire at hardwood company after lightning strikes power pole in East Alabama

HATCHECHUBBEE, Ala. (WTVM) - Severe weather in East Alabama has caused a small fire.

According to Sheriff Heath Taylor, a small fire started at Dudley Hardwood Company after lightning hit a power pole on Highway 431 at Highway 26, near Hatchechubbee.

The hardwood company was closed, but recently reopened.

No injuries have yet been reported.

The severe weather has also caused downed trees, blocking roads around the county.

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