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Birmingham apartment fire under investigation

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The fire was contained to one apartment, but firefighters evacuated eight others as a precaution. Source: WBRC video The fire was contained to one apartment, but firefighters evacuated eight others as a precaution. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

An early morning fire forced the evacuation of nine apartment units in Birmingham.

The blaze started near the intersection of 15th Avenue and 19th Street South in Birmingham.

The battalion fire chief says crews contained the fire to one apartment but eight others evacuated as a precaution.

Two people were inside the apartment when the fire started, and made it out safely. It started in the kitchen.

The cause is still under investigation.

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