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By Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun | July 23, 2010
One firefighter sustained minor injuries battling an early morning blaze Friday in East Baltimore, according to Baltimore Fire Department officials. The fire started at about 6 a.m. in a vacant two-story brick row house in the 2700 block of Chase St. The fire spread to a home next door, and all residents had to be evacuated, fire officials said. Firefighters brought the blaze under control in less than an hour. The vacant home suffered damage throughout, and the roof of the house next door was compromised.
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By Susan Reimer and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 6, 2011
More than 100 fire personnel and 30 fire vehicles were on the scene of a three-alarm fire Sunday afternoon at DiDi's Pizza on Holabird Avenue in Dundalk, fire officials said. When firefighters arrived at the scene about 12:20 p.m., they encountered such a large fire that they called for a second and then a third alarm, officials said. No one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was under investigation, fire officials said. The fire was declared under control about an hour later, officials said.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | September 14, 2012
An unidentified person firefighters rescued from a fire in South Baltimore was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with burns and possible smoke inhalation Friday night, according to Kevin Cartwright, a spokesman for the Baltimore City Fire Department. Ten units responded to a one-alarm call to the 1900 block of Breitwert Ave. near Carroll Park about 8:30 p.m. and took about 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze, Cartwright said. Firefighters found no other people inside the two-story structure.
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June 16, 2013
Baltimore City firefighters were on the scene of a three-story apartment fire in the 1600 block of Calhoun Street early Sunday, according to a fire department report. Firefighters responded at 4:30 a.m., with fire reported on the second floor. Some residents were evacuated and others were sheltered in place, according to the release. As of Sunday morning, officials said there was one injured civilian and one injured firefighter, though additional details were not yet available.
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February 29, 2012
UPPER MARLBORO — Authorities say a house fire that injured seven Prince George's County firefighters in Riverdale was arson. One firefighter remains hospitalized, in critical but stable condition, after Friday's fire. Kevin O'Toole is expected to stay in the hospital for weeks. Officials said at a news conference Wednesday that the fire was started in the basement of the home.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | December 6, 2010
Baltimore firefighters were working to control a massive fire downtown on The Block, the city's main hub of strip clubs near City Hall. Thick, black smoke could be seen rising over the city as firetrucks raced down Interstate 83. Initial reports indicated that the fire was based at 404 E. Baltimore St., the location of the Gayety Show World.
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By The Baltimore Sun | January 2, 2011
A four-alarm blaze that began late Saturday night significantly damaged a seven-story vacant building on the west side of downtown and took firefighters more than five hours to put under control, fire officials said. A firefighter suffered a minor injury during the fire in the 300 block of N. Howard St., said Chief Kevin Cartwright, a spokesman for the city fire department. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, Cartwright said. The fire was declared under control at 5:18 a.m. Sunday.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2010
Baltimore County Fire Department crews knocked down three of the four walls of the old Seagram's Building in Dundalk after a two-alarm fire Friday. The building was part of the National Distillers Products, commonly known as Seagram's, distillery buildings at 7100 Sollers Point Road. The five-story building that caught fire was vacant and no one was inside at the time the blaze began, according to a statement from Elise Armacost, spokeswoman with the Fire Department. No injuries were reported.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2013
Two injured firefighters were taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after battling a two-alarm blaze in Curtis Bay on Sunday afternoon, the Baltimore Fire Department said. Smoke and fire damaged four houses in a block of rowhomes in the 1600 block of Locust Street, fire officials said. The firefighters' injuries were not expected to be life-threatening. A second alarm was requested about 4:15 p.m., the Fire Department said. The fire has since been brought under control. cwells@baltsun.com twitter.com/cwellssun
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By Scott Dance and The Baltimore Sun | September 20, 2014
A two-alarm house fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Federal Hill and spread to four rowhomes, heavily damaging two of them. The blaze was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Sanders Street, behind Digital Harbor High School, according to city emergency officials. It took about 45 minutes for firefighters to get it under control, and they were able to prevent it from spreading to any more homes. No injuries were reported. Residents in two of the homes will not be allowed back inside Saturday, fire department spokesman Capt.
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