Investigators say backpack fire at UAB caused by e-cigarette

Investigators say backpack fire at UAB caused by e-cigarette
Authorities say a student's backpack that caught on fire at UAB was likely caused by an e-cigarette.

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -A student’s backpack caused a scare at UAB Friday afternoon.

The backpack caught fire inside the School of Education building. Investigators say an e-cigarette inside the backpack apparently started the fire.

Birmingham fire crews responded and quickly put it out.

No one was hurt.

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