Possible Tornado Causes Major Damage, Injuries Near Western Hills Mall
Pictures and video being shared on social media Thursday show an EF-2 tornado near Fairfield, Alabama, that caused significant damage and injured at least four people.
Storms are still moving through the state, but reports show businesses near Western Hills Mall were hit by a tornado with winds up to 120 mph. Here's a video taken near Ensley, which is west of Birmingham, that might have captured the storm.
The Alabama ABC Board confirmed at least one injury to an employee working at the ABC store on Martin Luther King Drive in Fairfield. These pictures shared on Twitter show the major damage to that structure.
The employee injured at the store was taken to the hospital and the injuries are 'non-life threatening.' There were also four other employees in the store at the time.
UPDATE: AL.com reports that at least four people were injured during the storms.
We'll continue to update this story as more information comes out. Stay tuned to our station for live and local weather updates as the severe weather threat continues across much of Alabama.