BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A fire was reported on Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus in north Baltimore Friday morning, according to the Baltimore firefighters union.
Units responded to the scene around 11:30 a.m. at the 3400 block of N. Charles Street, where smoke was showing from the air handling unit on the roof of a power plant on campus.READ MORE: BMA To Display Elijah Cummings' Official Portrait Before It Heads To The Capitol
The university said the fire is contained to rooftop equipment that is being demolished, and that there is no impact to campus utilities.READ MORE: University Of Maryland, Men's Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon Mutually Agree To Part Ways, School Says
Officials ask students and staff to avoid the area while the units respond.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
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Homewood Power Plant
3400 N Charles St 21218#JohnsHopkinsHomewood @JohnsHopkins@odetteramos#BMORESBravest arrived with smoke showing from the air handling unit on the roof. Affected students & staff should follow evacuation orders from JHU Security. pic.twitter.com/407wXMU9Nd
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) November 12, 2021