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Elijah Cummings' Baltimore rowhome caught fire Tuesday
Elijah Cummings' Baltimore rowhome caught fire Tuesday

Congressman Elijah Cummings' West Baltimore rowhome caught fire Tuesday morning, a fire department spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the three-story brick rowhome in the 2000 block of Madison Ave. at 10:42 a.m., where they found smoke coming from the roof, said department spokesman Samuel Johnson, Jr. They placed the one-alarm blaze under control by 11 a.m. Windows were broken out on the second and third floors, while debris was piled on the sidewalk beneath a first floor window holding an Obama '08 poster. No one was at home at the time and no one was injured, Johnson said. The cause remains under investigation. The Baltimore Democrat was in Washington at the time...

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