BFB press reports


Mt. Washington Tavern Fire Extinguished, Owners Leave Message of Thanks on Facebook


The fire that started at the popular bar and restaurant at about 5 a.m. this morning has been put out by the Baltimore City Fire Department. Relieved that no one was hurt and moved by the outpouring of support from the community, the owners posted this message on the tavern’s Facebook page:

To our valued customers, friends, 

What a morning. We may be down but we are certainly not out. The fire has taken the Tavern for now but we look very forward to rebuilding and being better than ever. 

We are so thankful for the outpouring of support already and even more so that our customers and employees were unharmed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. We will keep you posted as news develops and look forward to celebrating with you at our grand re-opening. 

Rob and Dave and the whole MWT team

Fire at the Mt. Washington Tavern

Baltimore institution the Mt. Washington Tavern on Newbury Street in North Baltimore suffered a two-alarm fire this morning. Firefighters have put out the blaze at the popular eatery and bar. 

Fox 45 reports that the fire broke out at around 5 a.m. No injuries have been reported and there is no word on what caused the fire.  Firefighters say that the restaurant was engulfed in flames and smoke when they arrived.  The Baltimore City Fire Department tweeted this morning that the structural integrity of the building is most likely compromised.

The tavern has been a local meeting place for generations of Baltimoreans, especially in the lacrosse and private school alumni communities.