Alabama News

Friday, December 14, 2018

Overnight fire destroys home in Center Point

A fire destroyed a home in Center Point early Friday morning. The Center Point Fire District responded to a house fire on 15th Avenue NW around 12:49 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find a home engulfed by flames. Fire officials said no one was home when the fire broke out. The house is a total loss, firefighters said. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time.

Update: 28-year-old woman dies following Birmingham apartment fire

A Birmingham woman has died, one day after Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service pulled her from her apartment. Firefighters received a call at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday to an apartment fire in the 1200 block of 19th Street North. Battalion Chief Sebastian Carrillo said firefighters were on the scene three minutes later and got the 28-year-old out of her home. She suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to UAB Hospital. She was pronounced dead Thursday, becoming the city’s third fire fatality in 2018. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified her as Erin Madison Rosemore. Carrillo said the fire has been ruled accidental, but authorities are not yet saying how the fire started. No other injuries were reported.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

1 person treated for smoke inhalation following Birmingham apartment fire

Birmingham firefighters are investigating an apartment fire on 19th Street and 11th Avenue. Three people were in their homes at the time of the fire, one person was taken to UAB Hospital for smoke inhalation. Five animals were also rescue. There is damage to a first floor unit. Firefighters say the complex did have working smoke detectors.
WBRC-TV Fox 6 Birmingham

Mobile Fire-Rescue Department responds to house fire near Ladd-Peebles Stadium

Mobile Fire-Rescue Department firefighters responded to a residential fire in the 900 block of Ghent Street in Mobile late Wednesday morning. That's just south of Ladd-Peebles Stadium. MFRD crews were dispatched to the scene at about 11:30 a.m. The single-story home was unoccupied, the fire department reports.The fire was extinguished with no reported injuries to firefighters or civilians, according to MFRD spokesman Steven Millhouse. Millhouse said the cause of the fire is under investigation.
WALA MyFox Gulf Coast

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