UPDATE: Birmingham business catches fire Tuesday afternoon - WRBL

UPDATE: Birmingham business catches fire Tuesday afternoon

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UPDATE: The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service says it appears workers left a heated tool unattended, and it started a fire inside the business. Workers were unable to put out the fire.
 
Firefighters were busy on the scene of a large business fire in Birmingham Tuesday.

The fire call went out just before 4:00pm CT to a structure located at 215 3rd Avenue West.

When fire crews arrived, there was a lot of smoke showing.

A plume of smoke could be seen from many spots across Birmingham.

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service reports the building belongs to the Dixie Awning company.

The 1-story brick building has suffered 100% smoke damage.

The fire appears to be accidental, and no injuries were reported.

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