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Five alarm fire in South Baltimore impacts a dozen homes

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Apr 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-23 23:08:30-04

BALTIMORE — Flames broke out at a dozen homes in South Baltimore Friday afternoon, prompting a five-alarm fire.

Heavy smoke and fire engulfed several homes between the 300 blocks of S. Fulton and Mount Streets and Ramsay Street.

Only two of the houses were reportedly occupied, the others were vacant.

One firefighter was injured and taken to Shock Trauma in stable condition.

According to the local fire union, 150 members responded including 29 trucks and engines.

The union said the fire was placed under control shortly before 3 pm.

No word yet on the cause.