Child Killed After Home Collapses, Catches Fire
Updated: Wednesday, February 19 2014, 11:19 PM EST
The Baltimore Fire Department had units on the scene of a fire on the 400 block of North Lakewood Avenue Wednesday afternoon. There were unconfirmed reports of an explosion.
The fire department tweeted the notification just after 3 p.m. and by 3:30 p.m. said, "Building has partially collapsed." Three patients, including one child, were transported to the hospital. Shortly after 4:30 p.m. Baltimore Fire said, "Units clearing rubble from collapse and put out remaining hotspots. One deceased victim recovered."
Heavy smoke could be seen in the East Baltimore skyline as officials worked to get the blaze under control. Three ambulances were called to the scene.
This is a developing story, stay with FOX45 for updates.