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Family, friends mourn man killed in Bibb Co. plant explosion

Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for FOX6 News this evening:

Brent Industries Explosion

Friends and family are mourning the death of a man in yesterday's explosion at Brent Industries in Bibb County. We'll talk to the family and have the latest on the safety record at the plant.

Home Invasion and School Lockdown

A nearby home invasion led to the lockdown of Cahaba Heights Elementary in Vestavia Hills. Two masked men entered a home and then ran away toward The Summit shopping area. After a search, the school lockdown was dropped but the search continues for the two suspects. We'll have the latest on FOX6 News at 5 p.m. 

Man Run Over By His Own Car 

A Birmingham man was run over by his own car this morning. He was working on the car when it somehow accelerated and ran over him. We'll explain how a neighbor came to his rescue. 

New SEC Head

The Southeastern Conference names a new commissioner. Greg Sankey will take over from Mike Slive, who is retiring. We'll tell you more about the man who will now head the SEC on FOX6 Sports. 

Those stories and more beginning at 5 p.m. on FOX6 News. Remember you can also get the latest at and the FOX6 News App.

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