1 injured in fire at Redmont apartments in Highlands area of Birmingham

One person is recovering after suffering burns in an apartment fire.

Birmingham fire and rescue responded to 9-1-1 call for explosion at 1528 21st Way South in Birmingham. Battalion Chief Eric Smith says they saw no evidence of an explosion, but an apartment on the second floor was on fire when they arrived just after 9:30 Wednesday night.

Fire fighters were able to get the fire under control within an hour. Several apartments on the second floor were damaged in the fire.

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.