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Several killed in Birmingham apartment fire

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Several people died Sunday morning in an apartment fire in Birmingham.

Birmingham fire fighters were called at about 5:30 a.m. to Beacon View Apartments. When they arrived, they found several apartments on fire.

It took firefighters at least an hour to contain the blaze. Witnesses told FOX6 News people were tossing children from balconies in an attempt to save them.

Authorities told FOX6 News on the scene several people died and several more were hurt.  The exact number of killed and injured was not immediately known.

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