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Crews battle brush fire in Hoover; 2 treated for smoke inhalation

Brush fire burns near Alpine Village in Hoover
Published: Mar. 30, 2022 at 7:43 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2022 at 9:00 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Officials with the Hoover Fire Department said crews battled a brush fire Wednesday night, March 30, 2022.

Officials say they had units at the City Heights Apartments on Alpine Village Drive. Officials say the brush fire was driven by the wind.

The brush fire was extinguished around 8:40 p.m. Two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters said one building, although not directly involved, received enough thermal damage to the exterior to displace families in 26 units.

Red Cross has responded to the scene.

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