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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WIAT) – Teams work to contain a fire in an elevator shaft in downtown Birmingham.

According to the Birmingham Fire Department, crews responded to a fire in the 200 block of 20th Street North. The fire is said to have started in the elevator shaft between the 9th and 10th floors. No exterior fire occurs and access to the well where the fire has broken out has just been made available.

The building is said to be under construction.

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