One vehicle was on fire earlier following a two-vehicle accident just before 6 p.m. where U.S. 278 and Alabama 69 meet in northeast Cullman County. Some traffic is now moving through the area.
Alabama State Troopers are on the scene as well as other personnel to clear the road. No injuries have been reported at this time. Traffic is starting to move slowly in the area. One motorist reported hearing what sounded like an explosion. Law enforcement dispatchers said the man driving the vehicle that caught fire had gotten out of the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames.