Hallway in Bankhead Towers catches fire, sustains minor damage


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A call came out at 2:30 a.m. of a fire on the 2300 block of 5th Avenue North. According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue, there was a small fire in the hallway on the 15th floor of Bankhead Towers. The sprinkler system was able to put out the fire.

The hallway sustained minor fire and water damage. Firefighters are cleaning up water. No residents were displaced and no one was injured.

The fire is under investigation.

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