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Amid filming for Morgan Freeman series, small fire breaks out at Baltimore Streetcar Museum

Amid filming for Morgan Freeman series, small fire breaks out at Baltimore Streetcar Museum

In the Discovery Channel series, host Morgan Freeman explores universal mysteries: truth, life and coincidence. And it just so happened the crew was filming Monday at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum when a small fire started.

Weekdays, the Falls Road museum is usually closed and empty. But volunteers were there about 7:30 p.m. for the filming. Bob Krueger noticed smoke and ran for a garden hose.

Out back, the mattress where a man sometimes camps was burning. The fire jumped to the museum canopy.

The mattress was "fully engulfed as the firefighters would say," said Krueger, who is not a firefighter, but who staved off the flames with his garden hose. Ashes...

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