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Firefighters respond to small apartment fire Southeast Baltimore

A resident of Perkins Homes peers out her window as Baltimore firefighters finish off a fire next door.
A resident of Perkins Homes peers out her window as Baltimore firefighters finish off a fire next door. (Jerry Jackson / Baltimore Sun)

Firefighters responded to small apartment fire Friday morning at the Perkins Homes in Southeast Baltimore.

The blaze was reported around 7 a.m. at 293 Mason Ct., said fire department spokeswoman Blair Skinner. It was under control at 7:21 a.m., she said.

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No injuries were reported and the cause in under investigation.

Second-floor windows overlooking the corner of Bond and Gough streets revealed heavy damage. The walls inside the unit were tinged black, the glass windows were broken out, and a large pile of charred debris lay on the sidewalk below.

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There were reports of people jumping from the apartment but Skinner said firefighters on scene did not see anyone jumping.

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