Birmingham Fire and Rescue controls blaze at city hall

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Fire has confirmed to WIAT 42 that they are responding to an active scene at city hall.

According to dispatch, there were reports of smoke or fire inside of the building coming from a computer room. As a precaution, city hall was evacuated, and the department put out calls for additional rescue units to assist.

Around 4 p.m., the department began letting people return to the building and business continued as usual.

WIAT will bring you more details as they emerge.

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