By Sam Poe
Monday, April 21, 2014 | 8:04 AM
There was a structure and woods fire on County Road 373 in Bear Creek Saturday afternoon. According to firemen on the scene, the fire started in the mobile home on the property and spread into the woods surrounding the home. Approximately fifteen of the seventeen acres were consumed by the fire.
The Bear Creek Fire Department, Haleyville Fire Department, Bear Creek Police Department, Regional Paramedical Services, Alabama Forestry Commission, and Alabama Fire Marshal's Office responded to the scene. The property is owned by J.W. Riley, and the fire is under investigation by the Alabama Fire Marshal's Office.