BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s firefighters extinguished the flames that chewed away at an industrial building in the Canton area on Monday, according to the local firefighters’ union.
Multiple pieces of fire equipment were used to battle the blaze at a four-story warehouse in the 2300 block of South Newkirk Street, the union said in a social media post.READ MORE: Dundalk High School Teacher Charged With Assaulting 2 Students
Firefighters were dispatched to the warehouse around 8:30 p.m., according to fire officials.
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🔥WORKING BUILDING FIRE🔥
2300 blk S Newkirk St 21224#CantonIndustrialArea@Zeke_Cohen#BMORESBravest on scene with fire in a 4 story industrial building. Additional units called. pic.twitter.com/YCdEaxGWBM
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) April 5, 2022
Hazmat units were sent to South Newkirk Street too, fire officials said.
Baltimore City Fire Department Chief Roman Clark said that there were no immediate reports of injuries.MORE NEWS: UMMS Employees Learn To Intervene, Save Lives On National Stop The Bleed Day
Union officials announced a few minutes after 10 p.m. that the visible flames had been subdued but firefighters were continuing to search for “hidden fire.”
Shortly after 8:30 units responded to a report of fire in a 4 story warehouse w/ smoke showing on the 3rd fl. at 2301 S. Newkirk St. Units quickly located the seat of the fire & Hazmat units were dispatched to assist. #BCFD Working Fire
Box Alarm 50-62🔥 pic.twitter.com/uXfkcaYml2
— Baltimore Fire (@BaltimoreFire) April 5, 2022