BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A body was found Thursday morning at the scene of a house fire that burned multiple homes in West Baltimore, authorities said.
The fire, reported shortly before 5 a.m., broke out at a home near West North Avenue and North Warwick Avenue, the Baltimore City Fire Union said.READ MORE: Longtime Ravens P Koch Starts New Career As 'Coach Sam'
The union said the fire quickly spread to nearby homes, all of which are believed to be vacant, triggering a second alarm.READ MORE: Scott Calls For Tougher Laws In Response To Texas School Shooting
About 8:30 a.m., firefighters located someone’s body inside one of the homes involved in the fire, the union said.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Cool & Cloudy With Some Sunshine
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
🔥2ND ALARM FATAL FIRE U/D🔥
2400 blk W North Av 21216#CoppinHeightsAshCoEast@JamesTorrenceJD#BMORESBravest have located a civilian inside one of the homes. They have been pronounced dead. #BCFDFIB is investigating the cause and origin of the fire.
— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) May 5, 2022