1 person injured in early-morning apartment fire in East Lake

1 injured in B'ham apartment fire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Fire reports a person was injured in an apartment fire early Monday morning.

The fire happened in an apartment building in the 7700 block of 5th Ave. South. Authorities say the minor injuries were a result of the person jumping to safety.

Birmingham Battalion Chief Sebastian Carrillo says four units were involved and two were a total loss.

Birmingham police says the fire started around 3:50 a.m. and as of 5 a.m. appears to be under control.

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