Tag: baltimore fire department

Former Pemco Warehouse Ablaze Near Bayview Medical Center

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Photo by David Neubauer

A vacant two-story warehouse close to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center caught fire Tuesday afternoon, sending up a plume of black smoke visible to residents all around the harbor and East Baltimore.

Fire Dept. Probing Why Two Hydrants Failed During Monday Blaze in Curtis Bay

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Photo via Baltimore Fire Department/Twitter

City fire officials are looking into what kept two fire hydrants from opening up during a Monday afternoon blaze in Curtis Bay that left nearly two dozen people displaced.

Studio 14 Owner Eyes Reopening After Rehearsal Space Shuttered by Fire Department

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Photo courtesy Scott Gately

After two very long weeks, Studio 14 owner Scott Gately finally sees a light at the end of the tunnel for when he can reopen his building.

Spontaneous Evictions Leave Artists at Bell Foundry Space Without Studios

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The Bell Foundry in 2013, by Tyler Merbler
The Bell Foundry in 2013, by Tyler Merbler

Dozens of artists who have been working out of the Bell Foundry space in Station North are in need of new studios and supplies after being suddenly evicted on Monday afternoon by city officials.

Baltimore Firefighters Revive Injured Cat

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Photo via @BCFDL734
Photo via @BCFDL734

Firefighters are famous for rescuing cats stranded in trees. That’s mostly a myth, as it turns out–but our four-legged friends still have a lot to thank firefighters for. 

Chief: Deceased Veteran Firefighter Was Alone on Scene, Could Have Fallen

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James Bethea
Lt. James Bethea

The veteran Baltimore firefighter who was found dead in a vacant home on Wednesday died of smoke inhalation, authorities said. However, questions remain regarding the circumstances surrounding Lt. James Bethea’s mysterious death, and why he wasn’t found for hours.

Baltimore Fire Chief Rushed to Hospital

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Photo via EMT City
Photo via EMT City

The call rang out on Sunday evening: A three-alarm fire on the 6400 block of Walter Avenue. Shortly afterwards, the Baltimore City Fire Department’s battalion chief was transported to Shock Trauma — but not because he got injured in the fire.