Breaking News: Large building fire in Cullman

A large fire has Cullman firefighters tied up right now.  The mayor tells the Raycom News Network the Old Grief Brothers building in downtown is on fire.

It's been abandoned for awhile and was recently purchased by the city.  Demolition crews were already working to tear it down Tuesday.

It is unclear what sparked the blaze at this time. and Today in Alabama will keep you updated.