Baltimore Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Fire At Vacant 7-Story Building – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Fire At Vacant 7-Story Building – CBS Baltimore


BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire Thursday morning at a seven-story building in West Baltimore, authorities said.

The fire was reported before 10 a.m. at a vacant building near the corner of Willard and Lombard streets, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department.

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The fire department said crews found fire and heavy smoke coming from the building upon arrival, and they’re fighting the fire from the outside.

Photos shared by the agency on Twitter showed a thick plume of smoke covering the top of the seven-story building.

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Shortly before 10:30 a.m., the fire department said crews had made progress in their efforts to put the flames out.

Firefighters on scene told WJZ three alarms were called for the fire because crews initially had an issue with water access.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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