Eternal Flame is “out of order” again

03.3.2008 by AndrĂ© Natta · → Leave a comment

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A photo of the Eternal Flame of Freedom after it has been dismantled for repair work.

Andre Natta/The Terminal

The Eternal Flame of Freedom has once again gone dark in Birmingham’s Linn Park – but with good reason. The monument, relit last month, had a gas leak according to a response received via email earlier today from the mayor’s office.

April Odom, the mayor’s director of communications, said in response to our email that “the city is working with Alagasco to repair the damaged part although the maintenance of the statue is the responsibility of the Jefferson County Commission.”

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