Fairfield FD battles 3 suspicious fires Monday - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Fairfield FD battles 3 suspicious fires Monday

A viewer sent this picture of the fire on Valley Road. A viewer sent this picture of the fire on Valley Road.
FAIRFIELD, AL (WBRC) -

Monday was a busy day for Fairfield firefighters, who battled three blazes in less than nine hours.

All three fires have been deemed suspicious, according to Fire Marshal Willie Rogers. He couldn't confirm if the fires were connected.

Flames broke out at the first house in the 4000 block of Avenue H around 12:20 a.m. It consumed a good bit of the house and spread next door, damaging that house's siding.

The next call came in around 8:20 a.m. Firefighters were able to contain this blaze to one room inside a home in the 5300 block of Court G. Twenty-five minutes later, crews answered another call in the 400 block of Valley Road.

Officials say each home was vacant and there are no injuries reported. FOX6 News spoke recently with a retired Birmingham Police officer who says the fires in his neighborhood are just another string of events that concerns him.

"The neighborhood's been good up until last year. Crimes increased, break-ins have increased a lot. I think we need more police presence to ride by. Let them be seen. That will curtail a lot of it," David McGuire said.

If you have information in any of these cases, you are urged to call the Fairfield Police at 205-783-6024.

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