BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — A house fire broke out at 4 a.m. this morning in the 1900 block of Avenue South Ensley.

First responders arrived and found that the fire was at the rear of the building. Birmingham Fire Department believes that a car catching on fire started the house fire. No one was inside at the time the fire started and no one was injured. 

At present, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back later for more updates.