Fire destroys two business in Vestavia Hills strip mall

Fire destroys two business in Vestavia Hills strip mall
(Source: Clare Huddleston/WBRC)

Good morning from the digital desk! Here are some of the stories and segments you'll see this morning on Good Day Alabama:

A commercial fire destroyed two Vestavia Hills businesses. Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse and Pure Fitness caught fire early Monday morning. Clare Huddleston joins us from the scene with the latest at 7 a.m.

Another fire destroyed a Hamilton church this morning. The sanctuary of the Hamilton Free Will Baptist Church was completely destroyed.

A total of 272 people were killed when a massive earthquake hit Ecuador. Crews are still searching for survivors and victims.

Find out how you can run one of the city's hottest trails while supporting a good cause.

The Road Warrior crew will look at bridge replacement in Chilton County.

Alex Kunzman will tell you about some of Birmingham's best artists, who will be displaying their work at Magic City Connection.

And, we'll show you have to live a green lifestyle with some of the most cutting-edge technology.

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