Seven Union Square Commercial Buildings Damaged in Fire

| May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

On Monday afternoon, Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) was on the scene of a four-alarm fire on the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. in Union Square which damaged seven commercial buildings. Of the seven, a partial collapse occurred in three of the buildings and one building fully collapsed. BCFD reported no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Today, construction crews demolished three of the buildings located at 513, 511, and 509 W. Baltimore St.

513 W. Baltimore St. was the home of carryout restaurant Golden Unicorn.

Damaged, but not demolished, in the fire were three rowhomes from 1515 to 1519 W. Baltimore St. These rowhomes were included in a project to add an Ethiopian restaurant called Jabena, as well as six apartments, to the community. The facades of these buildings were rebuilt in recent years.

Photos from today

BCFD photos from Monday 

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