Birmingham fire crews respond to 2 fires on Thursday morning

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham fire crews had a busy morning on Thursday.

Around 3:00 a.m., fire officials rushed to the 4100 block of 40th Avenue North to find a home engulfed in flames.
Birmingham fire crews responded to a second house fire minutes later at a home on 5th Avenue South.   

The homeowner says she was about to go to sleep when she smelled smoke. She looked outside to see her front porch engulfed in flames.

The homeowner made it out safely, but fire officials say the front of her home is heavily damaged.

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