2 firefighters open fire at station in Alabama

Law enforcement officials are searching for a suspect or suspects after two firefighters were shot and killed at a fire station in Birmingham Wednesday morning. Firefighters were performing routine morning maintenance in the Norwood area at Station 9 on 27th Street. Stay up-to-date: WVTM 13’s latest headlines and weather The bay door was open and a man or men entered the building, Police Chief Scott Thurmond said. Capt. Orlando Reynolds said the shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. inside the station. Two firefighters were taken to UAB Hospital in serious condition, according to Reynolds. Video below: Full press conference by police, who believe the incident was a targeted shooting at this time. No one is in custody, and the law enforcement department said it was trying to clarify details about the suspects.”It’s very troubling,” Thurmond said. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers. Follow us on social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTubeThis is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.

Law enforcement officials are searching for a suspect or suspects after two firefighters were shot and killed at a Birmingham fire station Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were performing routine morning maintenance in the Norwood area of ​​Station 9 on North 27th Street.

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The bay door was open and a man or men entered the building, Police Chief Scott Thurmond said. Capt. Orlando Reynolds said the shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. inside the station.

Both firefighters were taken to UAB Hospital in critical condition, Reynolds said.

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Video below: Full police press conference

Police are considering the incident as a targeted shooting at this time. No one is in custody, and law enforcement officials said they are trying to clarify details about the suspects.

“It’s very troubling,” Thurmond said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers.

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This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.

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