BALTIMORE (WJZ)– One firefighter sustained minor burns responding to a fire in the Brooklyn area, WJZ has learned.

The fire started about 3:30 a.m. Thursday and spread to three homes on S. Hanover Street, near the line with Anne Arundel County.

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The residents in all three homes were able to get to safety.

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Both Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County fire units responded to the scene.

The road has been temporarily shut down in the area.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Rachel Menitoff