BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Battalion Chief Beardon reports that a house on Ellis Avenue caught fire in the carport garage area early Thursday morning. Around three cars caught on fire as a result of the of the fire spreading. It is believed that the house is not a complete loss.
An elderly woman was inside the house with her caretaker at the time of the fire. She has been sent to the hospital for medical evaluation.
No firefighters were injured in the process of fighting the fire.