Fire destroys apartment home in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Fire has destroyed an apartment home in the Norwood community of Birmingham. At least six people were burned out of their home at 3001 31st Avenue North. Birmingham firefighters worked for about an hour to put out the fire.

Witnesses say neighbors saved an elderly man who was trapped in his home. He was taken to the hospital and officials say his injuries are not life threatening. Investigators do not know what caused the fire.