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Hale County fire now under control

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HALE COUNTY - AL -

    Fire crews now say they've fully contained a blaze near Moundville.

    The fire started early Tuesday afternoon in the China Grove area.  That's near county road 50.

    The fire kept jumping-over fire lines, and spreading.

    Firefighters believe more than 300 acres have burned, but no structures or homes were damaged.

    Workers with the State Forestry Commission believe lightning started the blaze.