BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Officials have confirmed that the fire started in the back of the home around 7 :30 a.m. An elderly woman lives in the home, but she made it out safely.
The home has extensive fire, smoke and water damage, but the fire is now under control.
ORIGINAL: Lieutenant Brannon with Bessemer Fire reports that they are working on a fire on 5th Avenue.
He does not believe there are injuries due to this fire.
We will update you with more information as we receive it.