Eighteen of Mobile's firefighters received awards for their life-saving reactions while working a house fire on April 6th, 2018, according to a press release from the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department. You can read it in full below: Another honorable mention is little hero Raymond. He was playing outside when he spotted the home engulfed in flames. He immediately ran inside to alert adults. On April 6, 2018, Engines 14, 12, and 21, along with Rescue 14, Truck 17, and District 1 Chief were dispatched for a residential fire located in the 1900 block of Seale Street. Rescue 14 arrived on scene and reported a one story, wood-frame, residential structure with heavy smoke and flames visible.
WPMI-TV NBC 15 Mobile
An apartment fire in Birmingham displaced 40 people on Saturday.
One woman said she lost everything, but she is thanking God she and her son made it out alive.
"It was scary seeing something like that," said Toya Watindi, a cousin of a tenant. "For a whole entire building to be on fire, and people living in there and they can't get out, jumping from the balcony. It's very scary."
The fire started at Sandpiper Apartments on Barcelona Court early Saturday morning.
Cell phone video captured smoke pouring out of the windows and roof as firefighters worked to control the flames and get the tenants out.
WSFA-TV NBC 12 Montgomery
A crash involving a tanker truck and an SUV led to a massive fire on Zeigler Boulevard in Mobile.
Investigators said the wreck happened around 4 p.m. near Athey Road. Once they learned the truck was carrying a load of gasoline, Mobile firefighters evacuated a two-block radius of homes and businesses.
It took more than an hour before firefighters could extinguish the flames by spraying large amounts of water and foam to the burning tanker.
No injuries were reported. As of 6:45 p.m., Zeigler Boulevard is closed between Middle Ring Road and Greenway Drive.
WAFF-TV NBC 48 Huntsville
The National Weather Service said an EF-0 tornado touched down in Foley. Anchors Aweigh RV Resort go the worst of it Sunday afternoon.
Martha and Jerry Wright could hear the roar as the twister passed over their camper.
"I was terrified. I was holding on. There was nothing we could do. We couldn't get out. We wouldn't want to get out," Martha said.
"We both tried to get everything secure as fast as we could and our coach was shaking violently. Finally got our slides in and it was over," Jerry said.
The strength of the tornado flipped five campers on their side, sent four people to the hospital and left the RV resort in disarray.
WSFA-TV NBC 12 Montgomery
Birmingham fire officials are investigating an early morning blaze.
The fire started around 6:30 Monday morning at a home on 31st Street North. When officials arrived, flames could be seen shooting through the roof.
The fire appeared to have started on the second floor of the home.
Firefighters were initially told the home was occupied. However, after searching the home, they didn't find anyone inside.
No injuries have been reported.