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3 Baltimore firefighters dead & 1 critically injured after burning rowhouse collapses

Collapse occurred during two-alarm fire on South Stricker Street Monday morning

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Previous coverage of this fire

Christine Condon, The Baltimore Sun:

A fire at the same property injured three firefighters in 2015. The property owners were issued a vacant building notice in 2010, said Tammy Hawley, spokeswoman for the city’s Department of Housing and Community Development. Each year, vacant property owners must complete a registration, and the owner of the home on Stricker was cited in 2020 for failing to do so. Efforts to reach the owners were unsuccessful Monday afternoon.

The property was last inspected on Jan. 4, Hawley said, when an inspector found the front of the home adequately boarded and cleaned.

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