Flames shoot from the top of a vacant building that caught on fire in the 1800 block of 1st Ave. North in Birmingham. Source: WBRC video
15 fire crews responded to put out the blaze. Source: WBRC video
Source: WBRC video
Gabbie Guevara took this photo of the building fire downtown and shared it with us on Facebook. Source: Gabbie Guevara
Crews are starting to tear down the former S.G. Bennet Professional building that burned Friday. Source: Vanessa Araiza Firefighters tackle a large blaze at an vacant building in downtown Birmingham...More >>
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