Fire breaks out at old textile mill building in Opelika

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OPELIKA, Ala. – Opelika fire officials are working a fire at an old textile mill on 1st Avenue in Opelika.

The call came in around 5 p.m. central time Tuesday at the Leshner Mill.

Multiple crews have been working the fire.

No injuries have been reported with the fire and 1st Avenue is currently blocked.

The mill was the location of the 1979 film ‘Norma Rae’ starring Sally Field.

 

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