City / County Digest


May 20, 2007

Baltimore : South side

Blaze destroys warehouse

A one-story warehouse in South Baltimore was destroyed Friday night in a fire, according to authorities. The fire started about 10 p.m. at the Safe Imports building in the 1500 block of Parksley Ave., and it took firefighters until 4 a.m. to bring it under control, department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright said yesterday. No one was injured. According to public records, the building housed Safe Imports Inc., which manufactures bedspreads and other linens. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, he said. The owner of the company has not been determined.

Gina Davis

Zionist district

Festival to celebrate Jerusalem as a city

The Baltimore Zionist District will sponsor a march and festival at 11 a.m. today to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Jerusalem's status as a city. The family event will include a "Walk for Israel" as well as Israeli food, music and crafts. Information: 410-356-1140.

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