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ATF: Human involvement was factor in fire on ‘The Block’

Human involvement was a factor in the Dec. 6 five-alarm fire that engulfed part of Baltimore’s adult entertainment district, federal investigators said Wednesday. But the finding of an “incendiary” cause to the blaze does not mean it was intentionally set, ...

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Families displaced after townhouse fire in Capitol Heights

CAPITOL HEIGHTS — Authorities say as many as six families have been displaced from their homes following a townhouse fire near FedEx Field in Capitol Heights. Prince George’s County fire department spokesman Mark Brady says firefighters responded to a report ...

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Week in review: December 10, 2010 (access required)

2 city fires cause damage, closings A five-alarm fire damaged several buildings Monday on The Block, Baltimore’s adult-entertainment district. The next morning, about a mile away, another fire destroyed businesses, including Donna’s café, in Mount Vernon. Some businesses were total losses, ...

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5-alarm fire roars in Baltimore’s adult district

A five-alarm fire broke out Monday afternoon in a building in Baltimore’s adult-entertainment district, spreading quickly, sending thick smoke throughout downtown and snarling traffic. Fire spokesman Battalion Chief Kevin Cartwright said the blaze started about 4 p.m. in a three-story ...

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