Firefighters battling blaze at Tiger-Sul

Published 12:10 pm Friday, January 6, 2023

UPDATE: APD officials announced about an hour ago that residents living in the Tiger-Sul area don’t need to shelter in place.

 

Firefighters are still on scene of a fire at Tiger-Sul off of Highway 31.

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Officials responded to the scene at around 9:30 a.m., and began battling the blaze on the western side of the sulfur plant.

Several local agencies responded, including Poarch Fire, Nokomis Fire, Escambia Fire and Rescue, Medstar Ambulance and the Atmore Police Department.

According to reports, a building collapsed as a result of the fire.

The APD also asked Tiger-Sul area residents to shelter in place around 11:30 a.m. until the smoke clears out of an abundance of caution.

According to reports, no injuries have reported.

Highway 31, which was closed to traffic, has now been reopened.

This is a developing story, and more updates will be posted here as they become available.