BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in Southwest Baltimore on Saturday, according to authorities.
The fire started at a house in the 300 block of North Hilton Street on Saturday afternoon, the local firefighter’s union said in a social media post.
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🔥2ND ALARM FIRE🔥
300 blk N Hilton St 21229#Allendale@CouncilmanKB#BMORESBravest on scene with smoke showing from several 2 story row homes. A 2nd alarm has been requested. Hilton blocked from Edmondson to Kossuth. #BalTraffic pic.twitter.com/KnfgojtSx1
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) April 9, 2022
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control right before 5 p.m., according to Baltimore City Fire Department spokesperson Blair Adams.READ MORE: Neighbors Demand Action On Baltimore’s Persistent Violent Crime As Mayor, Council Talk Strategy
Adams said that when firefighters arrived, they found flames chewing away on the roof of a house.
Additional firefighters were called to the scene because the fire spread to an additional four homes, Adams said.MORE NEWS: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illness This Blistering Weekend
“All occupants exited their homes on their own and no injuries were reported,” she said.
— Stetson Miller (@stetsonmreports) April 9, 2022