Fire on St. Paul Street under investigation

February 10, 2014|By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun

A fire in a residential building on St. Paul Street Monday afternoon was brought under control quickly, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.

The fire, which broke out just before 5 p.m. in the 1600 block of St. Paul St., was under control by 5:15 p.m., the department shared on its Twitter page.

Fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said the building was under renovation and wasn't completely occupied at the time of the fire.

Upon initial investigation, the fire appeared to be confined to the third floor and roof of the building, Brennan said, and no injuries were reported as of 5:30 p.m.

The building was located at the corner of St. Paul and E. Lanvale streets. Some streets in the vicinity were closed during and after the blaze.

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