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Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

Fire in Bessemer, AL Leaves Body Shop A Total Loss

A fire that broke out at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 10 left a body shop on 20th street and 6th avenue in complete disrepair.

The blaze is believed to have started in the office of the body shop and spread to an adjacent storage building, wiat.com reported.

No one was in the building at the time of the fire.

Streets around the building closed down while firefighters fought the blaze, but they were unable to prevent the roof from collapsing. It took several hours to get the fire under control.

The cause is still under investigation, according to wiat.com.

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