Hoover apartment fire; Smoke seen miles away

Emergency crews from three area fire departments are battling a fire in Hoover.{}The fire started at the River Place on the Cahaba apartments at 2501 Old Caldwell Mill Road{}around 3:30pm Monday.

Thick black smoke from the fire could be seen miles away on Interstate 459.{} There are no reports of injuries at this time and the extent of damage to the apartment is not known.{} ABC 33/40 has a crew at the apartment. We will bring you updates on Focus@4 and