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Birmingham Firefighters battling massive apartment fire

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Birmingham firefighters are on the scene of a massive apartment fire near the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Smoke and flames were showing from the building on 50th Street between Messer Airport Highway and 9th Avenue when firefighters arrived.

The apartments have been vacant for more than ten years.  No word on how the fire started.