Birmingham firefighters extinguish fire in abandoned building Sunday

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham fire crews are investigating a building fire that erupted Sunday evening.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue says the call came at 6:38 p.m. on a structure fire at the corner of 13th Avenue South and Richard Arrington Boulevard South. The fire was in multiple parts of the building and officials believe the start of the fire is suspicious. Authorities say the building was abandoned and no one was inside at the time of the blaze.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire in under 20 minutes. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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