The USDA Forest Service has reopened all trails in the Talladega National Forest.
Both wildfires are now 95% contained.
“We appreciate the fire crews’ hard work to contain the wildfires and the show of kindness from the community. Everyone working together has made a difference.”, said USDA Forest Service District Ranger Linwood Butler.
As of Friday afternoon, the USDA Forest Service has reopened all trails in the Talladega National Forest near Cheaha Wilderness and Cheaha State Park due to the wildfires being 90% contained and favorable weather conditions.
Fire crews are still present at the "Duck Nest" and "Fall Branch" wildfire locations conducting mop up and rehabilitation activities. Drivers and visitors near those areas are asked to be cautious as firefighters and their equipment are near the roads and trails.