Birmingham Fire investigating fire at Sandpiper Apartments


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Fire and Rescue are on the scene of a fire at Sandpiper Apartments. Crews responded to the scene in the 700 block of Barcelona Court early Wednesday morning.

Birmingham Fire tells CBS 42 the unit that caught on fire has been on fire in the past. It is located on the second floor of a vacant building. Both the second and third floor of the building burned in the fire.

Just in April, a fire at this same apartment complex displaced 40 people. Fire officials investigated the incident as arson. 

There were no injuries reported. There are three fire investigators and a K9 unit on the scene. 

CBS 42 is on the scene working to gather more details and will continue to update you on this developing story.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.