BIRMINGHAM (WIAT)- Firefighters with the Birmingham Fire Department spent several hours on the scene of a large house fire today. The fire broke out about 11 am this morning at the 500 block of 53rd Street South in Woodlawn. When firefighters arrived, flames were coming through the roof of the home. Additional fire and rescue units were called to help contain the fire.
There was someone in the home at the time of the fire, but he was able to escape without any injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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