Update: Firefighters have put out a vacant house fire on Avenue I in Ensley, but now are looking into the cause. Birmingham Fire Officials say the structure at 1521 Avenue I in Ensley had no power or gas and no residents inside. That's why they considered the fire to be suspicious.
Firefighters put out the blaze and stopped it from spreading to another house next to it which was occupied. The fire started at the back of the home just before midnight on Monday. No injuries are reported.
Birmingham, Ala._ Firefighters are working to put out a house fire in Ensley. It broke out just before midnight Monday near 16th street and Avenue I. We will give you more information as soon as those details become available.