Apartment fire on 15th Avenue North under investigation

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – We are following breaking news of an apartment fire in Birmingham. It happened on 15th Avenue North around 1:00 p.m.

WATCH: Fire crews on the scene of an apartment fire. Located on 15th Avenue North in Birmingham


Fire officials say when they arrived on the scene, the apartments were fully engulfed in flames and smoke. According to Battalion Chief Carillo, there was heavy fire and smoke in one unit that attempted to spread to others.

One unit is a total loss and everyone inside of the units were able to escape with no injuries. There were two units that were not destroyed. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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