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Hazmat crews respond to commercial building fire in Birmingham

Commercial fire investigation on Avenue B in Birmingham
Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 12:37 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 22, 2022 at 1:45 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Birmingham firefighters said the commercial building fire was out at 3550 Avenue B and everyone was allowed to go back home.

ORIGINAL: Employees had to evacuate a commercial building following a fire on Avenue B in Birmingham on Friday, April 22, 2022.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service crews confirmed fire and Hazmat crews were on the scene of a working fire at a commercial building at 3550 Avenue B. Firefighters said there was an unknown chemical present in the building.

All the workers were evacuated, according to BFRS.

UPDATE from BFRS: “Residents have been evacuated within a two block radius. Asking that travelers avoid area.”

No one was hurt.


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